NounSuitor (plural Suitors)
- (law) A party to a suit or litigation.
- One who sues, petitions, solicits, or entreats; a petitioner.
- One who sues for the hand of a woman in marriage; a wooer; one who courts a mistress.
Adjectives for Suitor
unnumbered (pi); bashful; anxious; importunate; eligible; princely; renowned; bold; probable; accepted; slighted; scrupulous; pernicious; woeful.
Verbs for Suitor
attract—s; bind—; cherish—; discourage—; encourage—; gain—; secure—; slight—; — adores; —affiances; —aspires to; —bids for; —bows; —s clamor for; —idolizes; —implores; —importunes; —kneels; —offers; — pleads; —plights; —presses; —professes; reveres; —solicits; —s throng; —vows; — woos; —troths.
accessory, accusant, accuser, addict, admirer, adorer, allegator, amorist, appellant, applicant, asker, aspirant, aspirer, beau, beggar, bidder, boyfriend, candidate, cavalier, claimant, collector, complainant, coveter, defendant, delator, desirer, devotee, escort, fancier, follower, freak, gallant, hankerer, hopeful, impeacher, impugner, inamorato, indictor, infatuate, informer, libelant, litigant, litigationist, litigator, lover, man, panel, paramour, parties litigant, party, petitioner, plaintiff, postulant, prayer, prosecutor, pursuer, seeker, solicitant, solicitor, spark, sparker, suppliant, supplicant, supplicator, swain, the prosecution, votary, wanter, wisher, witness, wooer, yearner
- Rhymes: -uːtə(r)
- German: Freier m.
- Suitor in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911