Monday, May 23, 2011

Word of the Week: PARAMOUR

Paramour noun

Definition: an illicit lover, boyfriend or beau

Synonyms: admirer, concubine, courter, courtesan, doxy, escort, fiancé, steady, sweetheart

Example: My paramour made me laugh and taught me about life in ways I never thought possible.

Origin: Middle English, Anglo-French

First Known Useage: 1400

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