Lover meaning

lŭvər
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A person who greatly enjoys something or has great affection for something.

A lover of fine wine.

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A couple in love with each other or in a sexual relationship with each other.
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A person who loves something.

A lover of fine wines.

A lover of his country.

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One who is fond of or devoted to something.

A lover of fine food.

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A person who loves sexually or romantically.
  • Either partner in a sexual relationship of any kind.
  • Either partner in an adulterous or otherwise illicit sexual relationship.
  • (old-fashioned) The illicit male sexual partner of a married woman.
  • A person with regard to his or her degree of sexual skill, responsiveness, etc.
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The definition of a lover is a sexual partner or a person who deeply enjoys something.

An example of a lover is someone who appreciates and savors pinot noir wine.

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One who loves and cares for another person in a romantic way; a sweetheart, love, soulmate, boyfriend, or girlfriend.
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A sexual partner.
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Origin of lover

  • From Middle English lover, lovyere, derivative of loven, lovien (“to love"), equivalent to love +"Ž -er.

    From Wiktionary