- 1A very small African and Madagascan parrot with mainly green plumage and typically a red or black face, noted for the affectionate behavior of mated birds.
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- Genus Agapornis, family Psittacidae: several species
- It was a parrot or parakeet or possibly a lovebird.
- However, the coloration of the lovebird in no way affects the quality of the pet.
- When a lovebird dies, its mate just gives up and fades with it.
- 2 (lovebirds) • informal An openly affectionate couple.More example sentences
- Their daughter Julie said: ‘They have lived in the same house for nearly 50 years and are still a couple of lovebirds and as happy as ever.’
- Not long ago, while I'd stepped into the powder room, a couple of tourist lovebirds occupied my base of operations/corner booth.
- John and Jennifer are a couple of lovebirds on their way to a weekend retreat at a cabin.
More definitions of lovebirdDefinition of lovebird in:
- The British & World English dictionary