lovey-dovey

adjective
\ ˌlə-vē-ˈdə-vē How to pronounce lovey-dovey (audio) \

Definition of lovey-dovey

: expressing much love or sentimentality also : mushy

Other Words from lovey-dovey

lovey-doveyness \ ˌlə-​vē-​ˈdə-​vē-​nəs How to pronounce lovey-dovey (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of lovey-dovey

1879, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lovey-dovey was in 1879

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loveworthy

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loving

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Cite this Entry

“Lovey-dovey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lovey-dovey. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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