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valentine

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noun val·en·tine \ˈva-lən-ˌtīn\

Simple Definition of valentine

  • : a card or gift that you give usually to someone you love on Valentine's Day

  • : a person you give a valentine to

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of valentine

  1. 1 :  a sweetheart chosen or complimented on Valentine's Day

  2. 2 a :  a gift or greeting sent or given especially to a sweetheart on Valentine's Day; especially :  a greeting card sent on this day b :  something (as a movie or piece of writing) expressing uncritical praise or affection :  tribute

Examples of valentine in a sentence

  1. Won't you be my Valentine?



15th Century

First Known Use of valentine

15th century


VALENTINE Defined for Kids

valentine

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noun val·en·tine \ˈva-lən-ˌtīn\

Definition of valentine for Students

  1. 1 :  a greeting card or gift sent or given on Valentine's Day

  2. 2 :  a sweetheart given something as a sign of affection on Valentine's Day





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