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  • noun Used other than as an idiom: young man.
  • noun A term of endearment or address for a boy.
  • noun A male lover; a sweetheart.

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  • noun a teenager or a young adult male
  • noun a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman


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  • Yay, WeirdNet lives! (see young man)

    February 11, 2010

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    February 12, 2010