kept man

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kept man

A man who does not work and receives money and provisions from his romantic partner. For years, Stella has had a much younger kept man that she brings to all the big events in the city.
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The report said: "Ultimately, the measures councils adopted kept men's salaries higher than women performing equivalent roles."
I wonder if mistresses and kept men are usually the causes of broken unions or the aftereffect of a marriage that's long been dead?
After the break AFC Liverpool tried to press their numerical advantage, with Mark Kirby going close on 52 minutes with a header at the back post, but Atherton kept men behind the ball and were still having success attacking on the break.
The record 10 time European champions took the game to Roma, but were frustrated in the first half as the hosts kept men behind the ball, while looking to catch Real out on the break.
"But since we've kept men on the park, we've had four straight wins.
However, a majority of wealthy women who are having affairs intend to boost their kept men's allowances.
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How long do you think doctors could have kept men out of delivery rooms?
Let us break down the barriers of prejudice, which have too long kept men asunder, never to raise them up again.' [5]