(comparative more amorous, superlative most amorous)
- Inclined or having a propensity to love, or to sexual enjoyment
- an amorous disposition.
- We were both feeling amorous so the inevitable happened.
- Indicating love or sexual desire.
- She kept making these amorous suggestions.
- Of or relating to, or produced by, love.
- She read me an amorous poem.
- (dated) Affected with love; in love; enamored.
- He had been amorous of her since schooldays.
(14th century) From Old French amoros, amoreus, from Medieval Latin amōrōsus, from Latin amor (“love”), related to Latin amāre (“to love”). Compare French amoureux (“in love”).