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British Slang For Lover (10 Examples and explications)

British Slang For Lover (10 Examples and explications)
British Slang with explications (5)
British Slang with explications (5)

Here are ten examples of British slang words for “lover,” along with their explanations:

  1. Beau – This is a French word that has been adopted into British English to mean “boyfriend” or “male lover.”
  2. Bird – This is a slang term for “girlfriend” or “female lover.” It’s often used in a casual or informal context.
  3. Squeeze – This is an old-fashioned term for “lover” that’s still sometimes used today. It’s often used to refer to a secret or illicit relationship.
  4. Bae – This is a modern slang term for “boyfriend” or “girlfriend” that originated on social media.
  5. Flame – This is a term for a passionate or intense lover. It can be used for either a man or a woman.
  6. Honey – This is a term of endearment that’s often used to refer to a lover or romantic partner.
  7. Main squeeze – This is a term for a primary or most important lover. It’s often used in a playful or lighthearted way.
  8. Sugar daddy/mommy – These terms are used to refer to an older lover who provides financial support to a younger partner.
  9. Toy boy/girl – These terms are used to refer to a younger lover who is dating an older partner.
  10. Other half – This is a term that’s often used to refer to a romantic partner or lover. It implies that the person is a significant part of the speaker’s life.


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