from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Residing in the place where one is employed: a live-in cook.
- adj. Residing together with another, especially in a sexual relationship.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Living on the premises, usually of a household employee.
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He had decided to take April 15, 2005 off from work and called his live-in girlfriend, Patricia Fornicola, to tell her he was driving to Lewisburg, Pa., to go antique shopping - about 50 miles from their Bellefonte home.
She didn't want a live-in lover to cramp her style, but she did want sex and love, which he provided.
And at the same time, Bristol-Myers has lobbied the New York state executive chamber while the governor's office has been occupied by Ms. Lee's live-in boyfriend, Gov.
The prohibition forces families to hire live-in drivers or rely on male relatives to drive.
After talking for a few minutes Swoon notes that she'll have help from many differently talented individuals for this new live-in scultpure, and that makes her happy.
Though she and husband Matthew Broderick employ a nanny for their twins and someone described in the article as "someone else to help with the logistics of 8-year-old James Wilkie's schedule," Parker says they don't have live-in help.
The Census forms do not inquire directly about sexual orientation, and some gay rights activists have complained that this means single gays — as opposed to those with live-in spouses and partners — have no means of gaining collective representation through the Census.
The mad bomber re-embraced his dark side in a mesmerizing monologue to new live-in lover/partner-in-crime Ava Joelle Carter that was eerily reminiscent of a certain notorious celeb.
While I was in their house, I spoke only Spanish to the señora, her daughter Carmina (who was just a few years older than me), and to the live-in maid/cook.
After generating, then dominating headlines all year for his outspokenness and unconventional romps--you've read the Tweets, become addicted to the "downward spiral" updates, wondered about the live-in "goddesses" and all that Tiger's Blood--Charlie Sheen walked out of his Comedy Central Roast sizzling if not intact, relatively unscathed and seemingly pumped up for the future.
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