Definition of lover
(Entry 1 of 2)
1a : a person in love
b lovers plural : two persons in love with each other
2 : an affectionate or benevolent friend
3 : devotee a lover of mystery novels a lover of nature
4a : paramour Her husband found a love letter from her lover.
b : a person with whom one has sexual relations He was her first lover.
Definition of Lover (Entry 2 of 2)
Samuel 1797–1868 Irish novelist
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