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Definition of "light-o'-love" [light•-o'-love]

  • An old tune of a dance, the name of which made it a proverbial expression of levity, especially in love matters. (noun)
  • A flirtatious or wanton woman. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "light-o'-love" in a sentence
  • "The nurse and the guards believed FitzRoy was serving as Lord Denno's excuse for being in the area, in order to see his imaginary light-o'-love."
  • "And watching his luck was his light-o'-love, the lady that's known as Lou."
  • "It was that, during her "Bohemian" period, he had endeavoured to fill the empty niche left in her affections by the departure of that light-o'-love, Captain Lennox, and had been repulsed for his pains."
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