Definition of enamor
enamoringplay \i-ˈna-mə-riŋ, -ˈnam-riŋ\
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
Recent Examples of enamor from the Web
My parents like him, my friends like him, and my cat is enamored with him.
He was not enamored by the idea of playing for LSU.
We were enamored with the English peas, one of the side dishes.
Dallas Mavericks: Frank Ntilikina, PG, Strasbourg (France) The Mavericks are enamored with the 6-foot-5 Frenchman.
Comment: Coach Stan Van Gundy would be enamored of Jackson’s ability to impact a game offensively and defensively.
Just before taking office, Trump — a former Manhattan real estate magnate — indicated he wasn't enamored with the idea of time spent in the woods.
Beck said A’s executive Billy Beane was enamored with him all season – team scouts attended most of his high school games – so Beck put it all on the table in his workout with the Athletics.
The 14th annual Brooklyn Ag Days brought together tractor enthusiasts and 4-H members, antique auto and farm tool lovers, barrel racers and pole benders, and all who are enamored of the enduring qualities of agriculture.
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ENAMOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of enamor for English Language Learners
: to cause (someone) to be loved or admired
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