Question: What do millennials call their boyfriend?

BAE is a millennial slang for Before Anyone Else. After some time of dating, the couple starts calling each other BAE (or sometimes boo) to signify their priorities. So, if your partner calls you bae, you are incredibly special for them.

Is it weird to call boyfriend partner?

Partner is simply a way of describing someone youre romantically or sexually involved with. It doesnt necessarily indicate any particular level of seriousness or commitment, although some people do tend to associate the word with a more committed relationship. The word partner is not new.

What kind of word is boyfriend?

A male partner in a romantic relationship.

Why is it called boyfriend?

According to the excellent Dialect Blog, the term boyfriend evolved, unsurprisingly, from a platonic term for a male friend (as two words: boy friend), with the transition to it signifying a romantic partner coming at the beginning of the 1900s. Beau has the aura of twirled mustaches.

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