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

Definition of inamorato in English:

noun (plural inamoratos)

A person’s male lover: her days were spent dallying with her inamorato
More example sentences
  • 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'.

Words that rhyme with inamorato

agitato, Ambato, castrato, esparto, legato, moderato, obbligato (US obligato), ostinato, pizzicato, rubato, staccato, tomato, vibrato, Waikato
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