The definition of a suitor is someone who is pursuing a romantic relationship with another.(noun)
A man who is trying to get a woman to date him is an example of a suitor.
See suitor in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME sutere < Anglo-Fr seutor < L secutor < secutus, pp. of sequi, to follow: see sequent
See suitor in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English, plaintiff
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman
Origin: , from Latin secūtor, follower
Origin: , from secūtus
Origin: , past participle of sequī, to follow; see sekw-1 in Indo-European roots.
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