noun \ˈva-lən-ˌtīn\

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

: a person you give a valentine to

Full Definition of VALENTINE

:  a sweetheart chosen or complimented on Valentine's Day
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

  1. Won't you be my Valentine?

First Known Use of VALENTINE

15th century


Next Word in the Dictionary: Valentine's Day
Previous Word in the Dictionary: -valent
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