enamor

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verb en·am·or \i-ˈna-mər\

Definition of enamor

enamored

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enamoring

play \i-ˈna-mə-riŋ, -ˈnam-riŋ\
  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to inflame with love —usually used in the passive with of

  3. 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

Origin and Etymology of enamor

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


First Known Use: 14th century


ENAMOR Defined for English Language Learners

enamor

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verb en·am·or \i-ˈna-mər\

Definition of enamor for English Language Learners

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



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