Meaning of novio in English:

novio

Pronunciation /ˈnəʊvɪəʊ/ /ˈnɒvɪəʊ/

noun

  • In Spain and Spanish-speaking countries and amongst Hispanic Americans: a boyfriend, a fiancé; a male lover.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Southern Literary Messenger. From Spanish novio, perhaps from an unattested post-classical Latin derivative of classical Latin novus.