Translation of lover in Spanish:

lover

Pronunciation: /ˈlʌvər; ˈlʌvə(r)/

noun/nombre

  • 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
    More example sentences
    • 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
    More example sentences
    • 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.

Definition of lover in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day calco
m
exact replica …
Cultural fact of the day

Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.