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Latin lover

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Definition of Latin lover in English:

noun

A Mediterranean man popularly characterized as having a romantic, passionate temperament and great sexual prowess.
Example sentences
  • The character of Marcello transcends the stereotype of the Latin lover.
  • He was quite superb, camping it up as the louche Latin lover, complete with red satin frilled shirt open to the waist and buttock hugging leather pants.
  • The myth of the Latin lover goes back much further than that, though.

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