Definition of amorous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈæmərəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæmərəs//
Romance, Love
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showing sexual desire and love towards somebody Mary rejected Tony's amorous advances. See related entries: Romance, Love Word OriginMiddle English: via Old French from medieval Latin amorosus, from Latin amor ‘love’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: amorous