Dictionary

enamor

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
1
:  to inflame with love —usually used in the passive with of
2
:  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>
ADVERTISEMENT

Origin of ENAMOR

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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: enamorednessPrevious Word in the Dictionary: enamineAll Words Near: enamor
July 29, 2015
indomitable Hear it
incapable of being subdued or conquered
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears