Translation of lover in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈlʌvər; ˈlʌvə(r)/


  • 1 (partner in love) amante (masculine and feminine) to take a lover [dated or hum] buscarse* or [colloquial/familiar] echarse un/una amante lovers' lane callejón (masculine) de los enamorados
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    • The two of them quickly pair off and start swapping sexual secrets and tales of past lovers.
    • It is not at all clear what motivated her in her relations with her lovers.
    • She is my lover, my mistress, and she has betrayed me in the worst possible way.
  • 2 (fan) lover of sth amante (masculine and feminine)de algo he's a lover of fine food es un amante de la buena mesa I'm no animal lover no me gustan los animales, no soy muy amante de los animales music-lovers los aficionados a or los amantes de la música, los melómanos
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    • He was a great lover of music, animals, and country life and enjoyed tennis and golf.
    • From the start the festival has proved a popular draw with jazz lovers by offering good music, mostly for free.
    • I think the easiest way to sum it up would be, I'm a lover of acoustic music, I always have been.

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In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.