Definition of inamorato in English:


Line breaks: in|am¦or|ato
Pronunciation: /ɪˌnaməˈrɑːtəʊ

noun (plural inamoratos)

A person’s male lover: her days were spent dallying with her inamorato
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  • As for the nomadic spirit of the poet, I remember wresting my partner away from an accountant inamorato, donkeys ago, telling her she'd live the romantic rover's life with me.
  • In her novel, Lapierre picks up on this and Richard Symonds's remark that Lanier was ‘inamorato di Artemisia Gentileschi,’ to construct a passionate affair between Lanier and Artemisia.


late 16th century: Italian, literally 'enamoured', past participle of the verb inamorare (now innamorare), based on Latin amor 'love'.

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