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The term used to describe someone who you're more than friends with, but not in a relationship with. Short for "the potential boyfriend/girlfriend," it is used to define that awkward limbo phase where you're kinda dating/kinda seeing someone.
Son: Hey mom, where's Kelcey?

Mom: She's hanging out with Marco. I think he's The Potential.

Son: Oh geez, God help that poor boy.
by TheNickyZac June 08, 2012

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Term to describe someone who you are more than friends with, but not in a relationship with. Short for "the potential boyfriend/girlfriend," it's meant to finally define this limbo period when you're kinda seeing, kinda dating someone.
Son: Hey mom, what's Kelcey doing tonight?

Mom: She's hanging out with Marco again. It looks like he's The Potential.

Son: Oh geez, god help that boy!
by AmazinNickyZac June 08, 2012

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