Definition of love affair noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    love affair

    BrE BrE//ˈlʌv əfeə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈlʌv əfer//
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  1. 1a romantic and/or sexual relationship between two people who are in love and not married to each other So you’re not going to tell me when your love affair with Sam ended? See related entries: Love
  2. 2great enthusiasm for something synonym passion the English love affair with gardening
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: love affair