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amour

Syllabification: a·mour
Pronunciation: /əˈmo͝or, äˈmo͝or
 
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Definition of amour in English:

noun

A secret or illicit love affair or lover.
Example sentences
  • There are endless secret passageways, multiple amours, and traitors in every corner.
  • If he continues looking over his shoulder at your past amours, suggest to him, gently, that he is lousing up what otherwise would be very happy times.
  • In the end, she reconciles her new amour with her personal philosophy of maintaining two lovers.

Origin

Middle English (originally in the sense 'love, affection'): via Old French from Latin amor 'love'. The current sense dates from the late 16th century.

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