Definition of Love affair

1. Noun. A relationship between two lovers.

Exact synonyms: Romance
Generic synonyms: Relationship
Specialized synonyms: Intrigue
Derivative terms: Romance, Romance, Romance, Romantic



Definition of Love affair

1. Noun. An affair; an adulterous relationship. Used colloquially to distinguish which type of affair, leaving less room for doubt. ¹

2. Noun. A fondness ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Love Affair

love-handled
love-hate
love-in
love-in-a-mist
love-in-idleness
love-in-winter
love-ins
love-lies-bleeding
love-making
love-philter
love-philtre
love-potion
love-song
love-struck
love-token
love affair (current term)
love affairs
love apple
love apples
love at first sight
love bird
love bite
love bites
love bomb
love bombs
love child
love children
love drug

Literary usage of Love affair

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini (1910)
"think of, and had engaged in another love affair, merely to drown the memory of my real passion. LXIV It happened through a variety of singular accidents ..."

2. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"think of, and had engaged in another love affair, merely to drown the memory of my real passion. LXIV It happened through a variety of singular accidents ..."

3. Samuel F.B. Morse: His Letters and Journals by Samuel Finley Breese Morse, Edward Lind Morse (1914)
"Letter to his brothers on appointments at Yale. — Letters from Joseph P. Rossiter. — Morse's first love affair. — Paints "Landing of the Pilgrims. ..."

4. Biographical Sketches of Loyalists of the American Revolution: With an by Lorenzo Sabine (1864)
"... place to a love affair between his sister and the Colonel. " This wretched blunder of over-sized balls" (words attributed to Sir William Howe) "arose ..."

5. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"iil;iui К,т--;Г have a clandestine love-affair (with one], have an affair (1. a love-affair) on the side. -tarina tale of love, love-story, ..."

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