Definition of love affair
- America's love affair with baseball
the tabloids feel obliged to keep us informed of the love affairs of celebrities, whether we care to know or not
a group of young men united by their love affair with the muscle car
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: a romantic or sexual relationship especially between two people who are not married to each other
: a feeling of great interest in and enthusiasm for something
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having a quality expressive of sadness
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