lovesome

adjective love·some \ ˈləv-səm \

Definition of lovesome

Examples of lovesome in a Sentence

  1. a lovesome child that any couple would eagerly adopt

  2. the kind of young and lovesome woman that any man would want for a wife

First Known Use of lovesome

before 12th century

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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