lov·​er·​ly | \ ˈlə-vər-lē How to pronounce loverly (audio) \

Definition of loverly

: resembling or befitting a lover

Examples of loverly in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The note from Monday was to cool the loverly looks, so the duo dressed up as knife-wielding pirates for their Paso doble. Lynette Rice,, 13 Oct. 2021 Lerner and Loewe’s musical comedy confection returns to Broadway with the loverly Lauren Ambrose as the spirited flower seller Eliza Doolittle and Harry Hadden-Paton as her eccentric phonetician, Henry Higgins. Alexis Soloski, New York Times, 12 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of loverly

1568, in the meaning defined above

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18 Oct 2021

Cite this Entry

“Loverly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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