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lovey-dovey

Syllabification: love·y-dove·y
Pronunciation: /ˌləvēˈdəvē
 
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Definition of lovey-dovey in English:

adjective

informal
Very affectionate or romantic, especially excessively so: a lovey-dovey couple
More example sentences
  • I want all the lovey-dovey romantic feelings and things you feel for her!
  • A lovey-dovey couple whispering sweet nothings amidst nature's breathtaking splendour, besides a couple of glass paintings are other brilliant pieces created by the young and upcoming artist.
  • Both of them were her best friends but watching lovey-dovey scenes between the two was a vomit-inducing phenomenon for her.

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