Definition of lovesome in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈləvsəm/


Lovely or lovable.
Example sentences
  • ‘A garden is a lovesome thing, God wot’, wrote the Manx poet, Thomas Edward Browne.
  • When he had gone a little way he encountered a fair and lovesome maiden.
  • Then spake the lovesome maiden: "Rejoiced should I be, Could I for herald's guerdon give all my gold away!"

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Syllabification: love·some

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