Definition of lurve noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//lɜːv//
; NAmE NAmE//lɜːrv//
[uncountable] (British English, informal, humorous) Love
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a non-standard spelling of ‘love’, used especially to refer to romantic love It's Valentine's Day and lurve is in the air. See related entries: Love Word Origin1930s: as a parody of the pronunciation of love in popular romantic songs.