lov·er noun \ˈlə-vər\
: a partner in a romantic or sexual relationship
: someone with whom a married person is having a love affair
: a person who loves something
a : a person in love; especially : a man in love with a woman
b plural : two persons in love with each other
: an affectionate or benevolent friend
a : paramour
b : a person with whom one has sexual relations
Examples of LOVER
- His wife accused him of having a secret lover.
- She left her husband and ran away with her lover.
First Known Use of LOVER
Related to LOVER
- addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, bug, devotee, enthusiast, fanatic, fancier, fiend, fool, freak, habitué (also habitue), head, hound, junkie (also junky), fan, maniac, maven (also mavin), nut, sucker
Lov·er biographical name \ˈlə-vər\
Samuel 1797–1868 Irish nov.
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