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General words relating to dating and sexual partners

catch

noun

someone who would be a very suitable husband, wife, or partner

chaperone

noun

in the past, an older woman who went with a young woman who was not married to a social event to make sure that she behaved well

conquest

noun

someone you have persuaded to have sex with you

eligible

adjective

considered to be suitable as a marriage partner because you are rich or attractive

escort

noun

someone, especially a man, who goes with another person to a formal social event as their partner

escort

verb

to go with someone to a formal social event as their partner

eternal triangle

noun

a situation in which two people are both in love or having a sexual relationship with the same third person

lay

noun

someone considered as a particular type of sexual partner

Mr Right

a man who would be a perfect partner in a relationship

Ms Right

a woman who would be a perfect partner in a relationship

one-night stand

noun

a person that someone has sex with once and then does not have a relationship with

partner up

to become partners, or to make people become partners

pickup

noun

a stranger that you meet with the purpose of having a short sexual relationship with them

screw

noun

a sexual partner

valentine

noun

the person who you give a valentine to

eligibility

noun

be made for each other

if two people are made for each other, they are perfect partners for each other because they have similar personalities

be meant for

if two people are meant for each other, they are suitable for each other as romantic partners

play the field

to have several sexual relationships before you choose a permanent partner

punch above your weight

if you say that someone is punching above their weight, you mean that they are having a romantic relationship with someone who is a lot more attractive than they are

rob the cradle

to have a girlfriend or boyfriend who is much younger than you are

Open Dictionary

chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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