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old flame

Definition of old flame in English:

informal A former lover.
Example sentences
  • The pensioner now has three children and has been married twice, but would love to contact his old flames to see what has happened during their lives.
  • As the amorous side of your life goes up and down, you forage in the laundry basket of love, reselecting old flames instead of dusting yourself down and seeking new conquests.
  • Maybe this sudden influx of communication from old flames was karma having a field day and rubbing in the painful realities of current singledom.
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