enamor

verb en·am·or \ i-ˈna-mər \
Updated on: 9 Dec 2017

Definition of enamor

enamored; enamoring play \i-ˈna-mə-riŋ, -ˈnam-riŋ\
transitive verb
1 : to inflame with love usually used in the passive with of
2 : to cause to feel a strong or excessive interest or fascination usually used in the passive with of or with
  • baseball fans enamored of statistics

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Origin and Etymology of enamor

Middle English enamouren, from Anglo-French enamourer, from en- + amour love — more at amour


ENAMOR Defined for English Language Learners

enamor

verb

Definition of enamor for English Language Learners

  • : to cause (someone) to be loved or admired



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