love affair


love affair

noun

: a romantic or sexual relationship especially between two people who are not married to each other

: a feeling of great interest in and enthusiasm for something

Full Definition of LOVE AFFAIR

1
:  a romantic attachment or episode between lovers
2
:  a lively enthusiasm <America's love affair with baseball>

Examples of LOVE AFFAIR

  1. <the tabloids feel obliged to keep us informed of the love affairs of celebrities, whether we care to know or not>
  2. <a group of young men united by their love affair with the muscle car>

First Known Use of LOVE AFFAIR

1591

Rhymes with LOVE AFFAIR

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