Synonyms of lover in English:

lover


See definition of lover

noun

1‘sometimes I think she had a secret lover’

SYNONYMS
boyfriend, girlfriend, man friend, woman friend, lady friend, lady-love, beau, loved one, beloved, love, darling, sweetheart
mistress, paramour, other man, other woman
partner, significant other
inamorata, inamorato
querida
informal bit on the side, bit of fluff, toy boy, fancy man, fancy woman, sugar daddy, bird, fella
British informal boyf, girlf
archaic swain, concubine, doxy, leman, courtesan
rare cicisbeo

2‘he was a great lover of country sports’

SYNONYMS
devotee, admirer, fan, enthusiast, aficionado, follower, supporter, fanatic, addict, hound
informal buff, freak, nut