Definition of beloved
: dearly loved : dear to the heart our beloved grandmother a beloved public figure
Examples of beloved in a Sentence
He is a beloved public figure.
an actor beloved by millions of fans
one of the city's most beloved buildings
Recent Examples of beloved from the Web
And then there was Laura Johnson, the teacher beloved by every single orphan at the Home.
Neither character sees the other, but their dialogue dovetails and alternates, creating an emotional pendulum that swings from cool scientific consideration to the delusional anguish that will lead Villegas to pitch a rock at his beloved.
The latter is celebrating its centennial with a redesign of the Synchron, one of its more beloved and forward-thinking styles.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ellis — who played the beloved and colorful short order cook Lafayette in the HBO series' Bellefleur's Bar and Grill — suffered from drug and alcohol abuse for years.
The latter was an even more audacious gamble, an attempt by Universal to turn a beloved horror film into an action franchise even though its previous efforts (the films Van Helsing and Dracula Untold) along the same lines did badly.
And even there, the crowd seems to have been less interested in cutting government health-care subsidies than delivering a win for their beloved president.
Remember Monument Valley, the world’s most beloved iOS game?
The current season, which airs Fridays on PBS, is the show's last with the beloved judge Mary Berry and the hosting duo of Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins (although PBS will air older episodes next year).
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Origin and Etymology of beloved
Middle English, from past participle of beloven to love, from be- + loven to love
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
BELOVED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of beloved for English Language Learners
: very much loved : dearly loved
BELOVED Defined for Kids
Definition of beloved for Students
: greatly loved : very dear a beloved friend
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