Definition of leman in English:

leman

nounlemans

  • 1archaic A lover or sweetheart.

    sweetheart, woman, girl, partner, significant other, lover, fiancée
    1. 1.1An illicit lover, especially a mistress.
      lover, girlfriend, paramour, kept woman, live-in lover

Origin

Middle English lēofman, from lēof (see lief) + man.

Pronunciation

leman

/ˈlɛmən/ /ˈliːmən/