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Definition of "amour" []

  • A love affair, especially an illicit one. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "amour" in a sentence
  • "At the time of the first Kinsey study on sexuality, H.L. Mencken wrote, "All that humorless document really proves is (a) that all men lie when they are asked about their adventures in amour, and (b) that pedagogues are singularly naïve and credulous creatures.""
  • "Imagine telling the world that his Argentine amour is his soul mate, but he's trying to fall in love again with his wife!"
  • "The phrase amour-propre since 'propre' means clean elides 'self-love' and 'clean-love'."