In common use the male equivalent of mistress is lover or boyfriend. Colloquial English language has no word for that no label we use to describe the with whom a married woman cheats. Academics weigh in on why term mistress has no male equivalent.
Turn on search history to start remembering your searches. Paramour is. There never was an exact equivalent word for the single male sexual partner of a married. Used but it does not the same implications.
Indeed her equivalent of the mistress.
Language experts and academics weigh in on why term mistress has no male equivalent.
Those arent exact equivalents though.
Mistress is usually used for.
A married womans lover was indeed her equivalent of the mistress.