love·​fest | \ ˈləv-ˌfest How to pronounce lovefest (audio) \

Definition of lovefest

: love feast sense 2 broadly : an expression or exchange of goodwill, praise, or affection

Examples of lovefest in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Democrats turned their convention into a four-day lovefest aimed at winning over Trump-skeptical Republicans. Alex Shephard, The New Republic, "Why Does The Washington Post Publish This Never-Trump Drivel?," 17 Sep. 2020 Some battles fizzled; the latest one, starring Erykah Badu and Jill Scott, was more of a lovefest. Ellen Mcgirt, Fortune, "Marking four years of this race beat journey," 15 May 2020 Swipe right to see the lovefest between the two pop stars below. Glenn Rowley, Billboard, "This Video of Billie Eilish and Ariana Grande Hugging at the Grammys Is So Wholesome," 28 Jan. 2020 At first glance, Blake and Gwen seemed to be putting on their average awards show lovefest. Megan Stein, Country Living, "Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani's Grammys Duet Had a Crazy Detail We Totally Missed," 27 Jan. 2020 The entrance to Oregon State’s locker room was a lovefest, as Beaver fans mobbed players. oregonlive, "Wild finish, wilder postgame scene punctuate Oregon State’s 35-34 win over Arizona State," 17 Nov. 2019 But the news conference evolved into a Blumenauer lovefest. oregonlive, "Blumenauer Bridge breaks ground; I-84 bike, pedestrian crossing to open in 2021," 7 Nov. 2019 Each honoree who participated in the feminist lovefest also spent ample time hyping her presenter after her presenter had lauded her. Christi Carras, Los Angeles Times, "Foul-mouthed, braggadocious and unapologetic: Inside Elle’s 2019 Women in Hollywood event," 15 Oct. 2019 But because of the giant lovefest with this team, there could be nice value fading the Utes early on. Max Meyer,, "College Football Week 1 Best Bets: Fade Ranked Pac-12 Teams, Back Giant Louisiana Underdogs," 27 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of lovefest

1907, in the meaning defined above

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25 Sep 2020

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“Lovefest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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