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



BrE BrE//əˈmʊə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈmʊr//
(old-fashioned, from French) Love
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a love affair, especially a secret one He enjoyed talking about his past amours. See related entries: Love Word OriginMiddle English (originally in the sense ‘love, affection’): via Old French from Latin amor ‘love’. The current sense dates from the late 16th cent.
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