American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A woman with whom one is in love or has an intimate relationship.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A woman with whom one is in love.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A woman in love; a mistress.
- n. a woman with whom you are in love or have an intimate relationship
- From the Italian innamorata, the feminine form of innamorato ("lover, boyfriend"), from innamorare ("to make somebody fall in love"), from in- ("in") + amore ("love"). (Wiktionary)
- Italian innamorata, feminine of innamorato, inamorato; see inamorato. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Now Dick appears to have been sleeping around on both his main inamorata, which strikes me as completely out of character.”
“This particular Cleat had thought that his inamorata was an heiress but found the opposite to be the case on their wedding night she, in turn, had been told he was a wealthy “milord” and fallen “in love” accordingly.”
“Sadly, it does not make up for the boneheaded move of not calling his inamorata to tell her that he wasn't going to show in the first place.”
“His inamorata was a blue-eyed young German lady, the sweetest and loveliest girl in Berlin; he carried her colors in many a lonely voyage in after years.”
“He called his inamorata his "soul mate" and, with Cupid's poison arrow in his Republican heart (an oxymoron?), he wept.”
“He called his inamorata his soul mate, and with Cupid's poison arrow in his Republican heart, he wept.”
“Three or four of the party had ventured out, and we had secured a large sackful, after which we all retired to the tent, except one of our number, who, having a lady-love in Cardwell with an inordinate affection for shell-fish, lingered to fill a haversack for his 'inamorata'.”
“At last, his paws ripped to shreds and his ears half bitten off, he sought some tenderness from his furry inamorata.”
“There is rape and bobbitting and flagellation and chopping up of supposedly unfaithful inamorata.”
“Jim and Jules must suffer, however, because their impetuous inamorata thinks the world is already rich enough, and so she can afford to cheat here, there and everywhere.”
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