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Mr. Right

noun
1.
a man who is viewed as an ideal romantic partner or potential spouse (sometimes used with Miss, Ms., or Mrs. instead of Mr. when referring to a female).
Origin of Mr. Right
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • Mr. Right'll be coming along here some time and then—good night!

    Mary-'Gusta Joseph C. Lincoln
  • We know it isn't just anybody in trousers that would be Mr. Right.

    The Boy with Wings Berta Ruck
  • Mr. Right Fielder Young started the sixth in a way that made the Hammond supporters hug themselves and each other ecstatically.

    The Crimson Sweater Ralph Henry Barbour

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