AskDefine | Define amorous

Dictionary Definition

amorous adj
1 inclined toward or displaying love; "feeling amorous" [syn: amative]
2 expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance; "her amatory affairs"; "amorous glances"; "a romantic adventure"; "a romantic moonlight ride" [syn: amatory, romantic]

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English

Pronunciation

  • /ˈæm(ə)ɹəs/

Adjective

  1. Inclined to love; having a propensity to love, or to sexual enjoyment; loving; fond; affectionate; as, an amorous disposition.
    We were both feeling amorous so the inevitable happened.
  2. Indicating love or sexual desire.
    She kept making these amorous suggestions.
  3. Of or relating to, or produced by, love.
    She read me an amorous poem.
  4. Affected with love; in love; enamored.
    He had been amorous of her since schooldays.

Translations

Inclined to love
Indicating love or sexual desire
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