verb en·am·or \i-ˈna-mər\

: to cause (someone) to be loved or admired

en·am·oreden·am·or·ing\-mə-riŋ, -ˈnam-riŋ\

Full Definition of ENAMOR

transitive verb
:  to inflame with love —usually used in the passive with of
:  to cause to feel a strong or excessive interest or fascination —usually used in the passive with of or with <baseball fans enamored of statistics>

Origin of ENAMOR

Middle English enamouren, from Anglo-French enamourer, from en- + amour love — more at amour
First Known Use: 14th century


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