very little love lost

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of very little love lost

used to say that people dislike each other
  • They were polite with each other, but it was clear that there was very little love lost between them.

Word by Word Definitions

very play
  1. : to a high degree : exceedingly

  2. : in actual fact : truly

  1. : exact, precise

  2. : exactly suitable or necessary

  3. : unqualified, sheer

little play
  1. : not big: such as

  2. : small in size or extent : tiny

  3. : young

  1. : in only a small quantity or degree : slightly

  2. : not at all

  3. : rarely, infrequently

  1. : a small amount, quantity, or degree

  2. : a short time

  3. : a short distance

love play
  1. : strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties

  2. : attraction based on sexual desire : affection and tenderness felt by lovers

  3. : affection based on admiration, benevolence, or common interests

  1. : to hold dear : cherish

  2. : to feel a lover's passion, devotion, or tenderness for

  3. : caress

lost play
  1. : not made use of, won, or claimed

  2. : no longer possessed

  3. : no longer known


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