Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun swain

1 sense of swain

Sense 1
boyfriend, fellow, beau, swain, young man -- (a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman; "if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked")
       => man, adult male -- (an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus")
       => lover -- (a person who loves someone or is loved by someone)

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