love affair


: 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

:  a romantic attachment or episode between lovers
:  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


Rhymes with LOVE AFFAIR


Next Word in the Dictionary: love applePrevious Word in the Dictionary: love All Words Near: love affair
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