Mr. Right
noun Date: 1860 a man who would make the perfect husband

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mr Right — noun (informal) The ideal mate or marriage partner sought by a woman • • • Main Entry: ↑Mr * * * Mr Right UK US a man who would be a perfect partner in a relationship Thesaurus: general words relating to dating and sexual partnershyponym man… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mr.Right — Mr. Right n. Slang The man who would make an ideal mate: “self help guides for women in search of Mr. Right” (Los Angeles Times). * * * …   Universalium

  • Mr. Right — INFORMAL a man who would be a perfect partner in a relationship …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Mr. Right — n. Slang the man that a woman may be hoping to find as an ideal mate, esp. in marriage …   English World dictionary

  • mr. right — noun Usage: usually capitalized M & 2d R Etymology: right (I) : a man who would make the perfect husband * * * a man who is viewed as an ideal romantic partner or potential spouse (sometimes used with Miss, Ms., or Mrs. instead of Mr. when… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mr. Right — n. the one man who is right for a woman. □ Some day Mr. Right will come along and sweep you off your feet. □ I’m tired of waiting for Mr. Right. Where is Mr. Maybe? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Mr Right — a man who would be the perfect husband for a particular woman because he has all the qualities that she wants. I m sure she ll settle down with a nice man one day soon. She just hasn t found Mr Right yet …   New idioms dictionary

  • Mr. Right — a man who is viewed as an ideal romantic partner or potential spouse (sometimes used with Miss, Ms., or Mrs. instead of Mr. when referring to a female). [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • Mr. Right — n. sex a man who is viewed as an ideal romantic partner or potential spouse (used with Miss, Mrs., or Ms. instead of Mr. when referring to a woman) • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • Mr. Right — appropriate man, man who is suitable …   English contemporary dictionary

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