(also affaire de or du cœur /də ˈkœr/)
A love affair.
More example sentences
- In Libya, people put ice in their drinks, had houseboys and conducted affaires.
- I tried to act utterly cool and nonplussed by the whole affaire de Madamoiselle A.
- Well, at least I keep my private affaires to myself mostly.
early 19th century: French, literally 'affair (of the heart)'.