Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A letter professing love; a letter of courtship; a billet-doux.

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Examples

  • Also in the running for best SF comics were Warren Ellis 'Anna Mercury and his spectacular love-letter to pulp space adventure Ignition City, John Byrne's Star Trek series Romulans: Schism, and the relatively new Farscape book, which continues the departed TV series.

    MIND MELD: The Best Genre-Related Books/Films/Shows Consumed in 2009 (Part 1)

  • Justin really is a love-letter from all three of us to the Glen Larsens and Steven J. Cannalls of our youth.

    PvPonline » 2009 » May » 14

  • Nicholas Wright, who in the past 12 months has given us plays about Terence Rattigan and the Duchess of Windsor, is emphatically one of the latter, and in Travelling Light he has come up with a love-letter to the movies and an appealingly intelligent evocation of the Jewish folk culture that formed the basis of American cinema.

    Travelling Light - review

  • The key evidence that convinced the jury that Scott was telling the truth when he spoke of his long affair with the blue-blooded Thorpe was a love-letter that Thorpe had written to Scott assuring the strapping youth that he would be able to have a long-promised vacation.

    Martin Lewis: "Humans May Not Be Listed On eBay": Auction Of Politician For $1.5M Snuffed Out By eBay!

  • Due to a misplaced love-letter, the two team up in this odd-pair romance to help the other succeed in their love-goals. (from: ANN)

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  • Star Wars was a thing of beauty when at its core it was a love-letter to all the pulps and serials that tent-poled the genre long ago.

    MIND MELD: The Future of Star Wars

  • Rhonda Duffy , a broker in Atlanta, urges her clients to try the love-letter strategy, a personal note to prospective buyers that they will find when they look at the house.

    Desperate Times, Desperate Measures

  • This novel is both a behind-the-scenes look at traveling circuses in the 1930s and a love-letter to the art form.

    Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

  • Finished “Hyperion” by Dan Simmons, and was, for the main part, blown away by this great love-letter to the genre.

    Writerly Comings and Goings « Stephen Gaskell

  • I found this movie to be an insightful love-letter to the Queen, while also showing the royal family at its weakest.

    Archive 2007-03-01

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