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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a woman's lover;
[syn: fancy man, paramour]

2. a woman who cohabits with an important man;
[syn: concubine, courtesan, doxy, paramour]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Paramour \Par"a*mour\, n. [F. par amour, lit., by or with love. See 2d Par, and Amour.] 1. A lover, of either sex; a wooer or a mistress (formerly in a good sense, now only in a bad one); one who takes the place, without possessing the rights, of a husband or wife; -- used of a man or a woman. [1913 Webster] The seducer appeared with dauntless front, accompanied by his paramour --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. Love; gallantry. [Obs.] "For paramour and jollity." --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Paramour
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Paramour \Par"a*mour`\, Paramours \Par"a*mours`\, adv. By or with love, esp. the love of the sexes; -- sometimes written as two words. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] For par amour, I loved her first ere thou. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

paramour n 1: a woman's lover [syn: fancy man, paramour] 2: a woman who cohabits with an important man [syn: concubine, courtesan, doxy, paramour]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

18 Moby Thesaurus words for "paramour": Casanova, admirer, adorer, amorist, concubine, doxy, follower, infatuate, kept mistress, kept woman, lover, mistress, playmate, pursuer, suitor, unofficial wife, woman, wooer




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