Definition of Valentine's Day in English:

Valentine's Day

Line breaks: Val¦en|tine's Day
(also St Valentine's Day)


  • 14 February, a day when it is traditional to send a card, often anonymously, to a person one is romantically involved with or attracted to: I want to be with the woman I love on Valentine’s Day [as modifier]: she exchanged Valentine’s Day cards with her boyfriend
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    • A Valentine's Day blind date turned to platinum love for Joan and Reg Grimley who have now celebrated 70 years' marriage.
    • Valentine's Day is now less than a week away.
    • Order now and beat the rush for Valentine's Day: Flowers/Bears/Balloons/Candy, all for the love of your life.


late Middle English: from Valentine, St.

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