Definition of lovey in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈləvē/

noun (plural loveys)

British informal
Used as an affectionate form of address: Ruth, lovey, are you there?
More example sentences
  • ‘We're on foot now, my loveys,’ he said, in an artificially jolly tone.
  • So common sense tells me that they're not going to do it to you or me, lovey.
  • Just in time to help me, lovey, these costumes need to be done soon for the production this year.


British informal
short for lovey-dovey.

Words that rhyme with lovey

covey, lovey-dovey, luvvy

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Syllabification: lov·ey

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