Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An amorous girl or woman; a wanton.
  • n. A petty love affair.
  • n. A love knot, love token, or love song.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An amorous girl or woman; a wanton.
  • n. A love knot, love token, or love song. (pl.) Love glances or love tricks.
  • n. A petty love affair or amour.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sweetheart; an amorous girl; a paramour.
  • n. A love-knot.
  • n. A love-sonnet or love-song.
  • n. A trifling love-affair; a slight amour.
  • n. plural Looks that inspire love; love-glances.
  • n. A cupid; a little love. See amoretto.
  • n. Also written amourette.

Etymologies

Old French amorette, French amourette, diminutive of amour. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Above, see those delicate threads of the purple amoret, with its flood of anthers that are nearly yellow; the snowy pyramids of the meadow-sweet, the green tresses of the wild oats, the slender plumes of the agrostis, which we call wind-ear; roseate hopes, decking love's earliest dream and standing forth against the gray surroundings.

    The Lily of the Valley

  • Stay: The Amoret Apartments (+385 20 324005, dubrovnik-amoret. com), in the old town, is made up of 10 apartments (sleeping two-three) housed in three former palaces, each mixing antiques with modern paintings inspired by the city.

    The Guardian World News

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