Examples of amour in a Sentence
memoirs devoted to accounts of his amours
in her memoirs the diva candidly recalls her amours with some of opera's best-known tenors and baritones
Recent Examples of amour from the Web
Lindsey Alley plays the other ladies in his life – a cousin and his earlier amours –
Common cause, in turn, leads to common ground (both aspire to be writers), common ground to friendship, and friendship, for Casement, to a misty-eyed amour fou that will long outlast Ward’s youthful handsomeness.
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Origin and Etymology of amour
Middle English, love, affection, from Anglo-French, from Old Occitan amor, from Latin, from amare to love
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
AMOUR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of amour for English Language Learners
: a sexual relationship : a love affair; especially : a secret love affair
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