Simple Definition of lover
: a partner in a romantic or sexual relationship
: someone with whom a married person is having a love affair
: a person who loves something
Examples of lover in a sentence
His wife accused him of having a secret lover.
She left her husband and ran away with her lover.
First Known Use of lover
Definition of Lover
Samuel 1797–1868 Irish nov.
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