from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A lover; a man enamored.
- adv. In a soft, tender, amatory style.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In music, amorous; tender: descriptive of passages to be rendered in a manner expressive of love.
- n. A man enamored; a lover; a gallant.
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There lay, in the shape of an Antinous, no amoroso, no gallant, but a guileless philosopher.
What a false idea would any thing of the mere whining amoroso, give us of Romeo, such as he is really in Shakspeare -- the noble, gallant, ardent, brave, and witty!
Singular though it may seem, Winterbourne was vexed that the young girl, in joining her amoroso, should not appear more impatient of his own company, and he was vexed because of his inclination.
What a false idea would anything of the mere whining amoroso, give us of Romeo, such as he really is in Shakspeare -- the noble, gallant, ardent, brave, and witty!
But Mrs. Davenport, though her heart was warm by its natural generosity, had much more of the English frigidity than the Italian amoroso in her composition.
But he did markedly contrast the heroic and amoroso aspects of the aria and throughout the evening he delivered with unstinting ardour and burnished tone.
Finished in amoroso sherry casks, this comes from the only single-malt distillery on the Isle of Skye.
Alter your diet It is best to yield some foods that are aery in amoroso and fruitful discover of your diet.
Ries also records a humourous scandal of an occasion when he found Beethoven flirting desperately with a fair unknown; Ries sat down at the piano and improvised incidental music to Beethoven's directions ” “amoroso,” “a malinconico” and the like.