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ladylove

Syllabification: la·dy·love
Pronunciation: /ˈlādēˌləv
 
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Definition of ladylove in English:

noun

dated
A female lover or sweetheart: he could not legally marry his ladylove
More example sentences
  • Would-be knights in shining armour will be jousting for the affections of their lady-loves in tournaments harking back to the days of King Arthur.
  • Nicholas' message was just very formal, like a man requesting the approval of his lady-love's guardian.
  • Ryu was once another man, Takuto, who was killed in an accident with his lady-love Maki, but has been resurrected by a would-be Mephistopheles with a sinister agenda.

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