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  • 21 lover — noun 1) she had a secret lover Syn: boyfriend, girlfriend, beloved, love, darling, sweetheart, inamorata, inamorato; mistress; partner, significant other, main squeeze; informal bit on the side, toy boy, boy toy; dated ladylove, beau; archaic… …

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  • 22 lover — noun 1) she had a secret lover Syn: boyfriend, girlfriend, beloved, sweetheart, mistress, partner; informal bit on the side, fancy man, fancy woman 2) a dog lover Syn: devotee, admirer …

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  • 23 lover —    Normally used to an intimate partner, as in Gideon Planish, by Sinclair Lewis, where a wife uses it to her husband. It is used in exactly the same way in The Storyteller, by Harold Robbins. Variant usage is displayed in The Philanderer, by… …

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  • 24 lover — n. 1 a person in love with another. 2 a person with whom another is having sexual relations. 3 (in pl.) a couple in love or having sexual relations. 4 a person who likes or enjoys something specified (a music lover; a lover of words). Derivatives …

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  • 25 lover — (lo vé) v. n. Terme de marine. Lover un câble, le mettre en cerceaux, pour se tenir prêt à le filer …

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  • 26 Lover — ↑ Loverin Boyfriend, Freund, Geliebter, Geliebte, Herz[blatt], Lebensgefährte, Liebhaber, Liebling, Partner; (geh.): Erwählter; (verhüll.): ständiger Begleiter; (ugs. verhüll.): Bekannter; (ugs., oft scherzh.): Lebensabschnittspartner; (scherzh.) …

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  • 27 Lover — Lo|ver [ lʌvə] der; s, [s] <aus gleichbed. engl. lover> Freund u. Liebhaber; Liebespartner …

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  • 28 lover —    an extramarital sexual partner    Usually of a man on a regular basis, for which it is standard English:     In a marriage, if the lover begins to be bored with the complaisant husband, he can always provoke a scandal. (G. Greene, 1978)    The …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 29 lover — noun 1》 a person having a sexual or romantic relationship with another. 2》 a person who enjoys a specified thing: a music lover …

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  • 30 lover — noun (C) 1 a sexual partner: a jealous lover 2 someone who has a sexual relationship for a long time with someone they are not married to: Arabella had had many lovers. compare mistress (1) 3 someone who enjoys doing a particular thing very much… …

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  • 31 lover — [ˈlʌvə] noun [C] 1) someone that you have a sexual relationship with, often when you are married to someone else 2) someone who likes something very much a dog/music lover[/ex] …

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  • 32 lover — lov•er [[t]ˈlʌv ər[/t]] n. 1) a person who is in love with another 2) a person who has a sexual or romantic relationship with another 3) cvb paramour 1) 4) a devotee of something: a lover of music[/ex] • Etymology: 1175–1225 …

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  • 33 lover — /ˈlʌvə / (say luvuh) noun 1. someone who loves another. 2. a sexual or romantic partner. 3. someone with whom one is engaged in an extramarital affair. 4. (plural) a couple in love with each other or having a love affair. 5. someone who has a… …

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  • 34 lover — noun Date: 13th century 1. a. a person in love; especially a man in love with a woman b. plural two persons in love with each other 2. an affectionate or benevolent friend 3. devotee 4. a. paramour b …

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  • 35 Lover — biographical name Samuel 1797 1868 Irish novelist …

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  • 36 Lover — /luv euhr/, n. Samuel, 1797 1868, Irish novelist, painter, and songwriter. * * * …

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  • 37 lover — noun a) A person who loves another person, a sweetheart. b) A sexual partner. Syn: connoisseur …

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  • 38 lover — Synonyms and related words: Maecenas, abettor, acquaintance, addict, admirer, adorer, advocate, aficionado, alter ego, amorist, angel, apologist, aspirant, aspirer, babe, baby, baby doll, backer, beau, beloved, best friend, bosom friend,… …

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  • 39 løver — tandløse l.: FC København i en kamp, de ikke fører el. ikke fører stort …

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  • 40 lover — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. suitor, wooer, sweetheart, beau, boy or girlfriend. See love. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A suitor] Syn. wooer, sweetheart, darling, dear, girlfriend, boyfriend, beau, mate, significant other, partner,… …

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