Synonyms of lover in English:

lover


See definition of lover

noun

1‘sometimes I think she had a secret lover’

SYNONYMS
partner, boyfriend, girlfriend, man, woman, lady friend, lady-love, loved one, beloved, love, darling, sweetheart
mistress, paramour, other man, other woman
inamorata, inamorato
British informal bit on the side
British informal, dated fancy man, fancy woman
archaic swain, concubine, doxy, leman
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