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love child

noun

Simple Definition of love child

  • : a child whose father and mother are not married to each other when the child is born : an illegitimate child

Full Definition of love child

  1. :  an illegitimate child

Examples of love child

  1. the love child of a famous actor and one of his fans

  2. <a woman who claimed to be the love child of two of Hollywood's most beloved stars during its golden age>



1805

First Known Use of love child

1805

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