a person who is in love
a person who has a sexual or romantic relationship with another.
a person with whom one conducts an extramarital sexual affair.
a person who has a strong enjoyment or liking for something, as specified: a lover of music.
a person who loves
, especially a person who has or shows a warm and general affectionate regard for others: a lover of mankind.
Origin: 1175–1225; Middle English; Related forms
4. devotee, enthusiast, fan.