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noun as in person who desires another

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Lynne had no specific connection to the university, but of all the suitors, the staff at VT were the most committed to maintaining the Food Timeline’s mission.

From Eater

I knew there would be suitors out there, so I respectfully wanted to go my own way.

With a market capitalization of $4 billion, a purchase wouldn’t necessarily empty the wallet of a tech-giant suitor.

From Fortune

In recent weeks, other rumored suitors included Google, Twitter and WalMart.

From Fortune

As Hulu is only available in the US, Disney still would have had to find another suitor to stream the film internationally.

From Quartz

I find both “admirer” and “suitor” to be presumptuous and one-sided.

When the aforementioned woman told her male suitor that the texts were “so going on the internet,” he simply replied: “Enjoy.”

David, the consummate suitor, naturally pulled out all the stops to woo his lady love.

This new focus on dating smart came about after quizzed its users on what they wanted from a potential suitor.

The Suitors By Cécile David-Weill Two sisters seek to hold onto the family summer home by attracting a rich suitor.

Purt was gorgeous in a Canadian skating suitor so the tailor who sold it to him had called it.

Matters stood thus when a new suitor appeared in the person of Sir Lucien Pyne.

In the second part of the poem the lady is threatened by an unwelcome suitor, in the person of a hideous giant.

But let us suppose that no obstacle of family or connection interferes to check the approach of a suitor.

"I do not wonder at your defence of your erudite suitor," said Josephine, laying a disagreeable stress upon the adjective.


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On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to suitor, such as: admirer, beau, boyfriend, lover, paramour, and cavalier.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.