love nest


: a place (such as an apartment) used for amorous and often illicit rendezvous

Examples of love nest in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As John already knew, in the early 1960s, 625 Palisades Beach Road was the site of President John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe’s love nest. Jordan Runtagh, Peoplemag, 31 Oct. 2023 But the promise of fresh produce was tempting enough to lure Johnson away from their love nest, if only for a short time. Hanna Lustig, Glamour, 18 Sep. 2023 Real Estate Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio’s onetime love nest lists in the Hollywood Hills Dec. 7, 2018 Or perhaps there are more otherworldly reasons? Emily St. Martin, Los Angeles Times, 7 Sep. 2023 Carrie and Aidan spend much of their time together in the blank box of an Airbnb that the pair rented as a love nest. Inkoo Kang, The New Yorker, 23 Aug. 2023 On December 23, 2005 – two days before Christmas – Marvin was arrested outside his love nest for murdering his wife. Stephanie Nolasco, Fox News, 23 June 2023 And while most piping plovers breed in Michigan, some have also made love nests in Ohio, Wisconsin, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania and Ontario, Canada. Frank Witsil, Detroit Free Press, 21 Apr. 2023 Following a simple timeline through newspaper articles written at the turn of the last century, and from several conversations with local historians, the whole love nest version of the story is a fable. Christopher Muther,, 27 Jan. 2023 The myth is that Alfred built what is now the Vanderbilt hotel as a love nest for himself and Ruíz. Christopher Muther,, 27 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of love nest was in 1919

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“Love nest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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