loverly

adjective
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 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, "10 Plays and Musicals to Go to in NYC This Weekend," 12 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of loverly

1568, in the meaning defined above

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“Loverly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loverly. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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