Definitions

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  • adv. In an amorous or loving manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an amorous manner; fondly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an amorous manner; fondly; lovingly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an amorous manner

Etymologies

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amorous +‎ -ly

Examples

  • -- a sensational "scene" played out before a house of loafers, and now the babel of thousand-tongued gossip, linking her name amorously (so she suspected) with the red-painted ne'er-do-well.

    V. V.'s Eyes

  • A patron's relationship with bar staff swings between the desire for chummy and/or flirtatious companionship, and the desire to be left to take care of business, whether that's amorously nuzzling a date, or amorously nuzzling yourself.

    Thrillist: Raines Law Room

  • Martha, who was pretty, blond, and amorously adventurous, had written a surprisingly frank book, Through Embassy Eyes, chronicling her early infatuation with Hitler and her affairs with handsome Gestapo officers before she understood what was really happening in Germany.

    A Covert Affair

  • Jamie Lloyd's first-rate production intersplices the martial and the romantic to disturbing effect from the beginning: light filters prettily through Christopher Oram's lovely louvred-door design on to the couple tussling amorously in bed.

    Hamlet; Passion; Beautiful Burnout; Wanderlust

  • I'll just return to my fears, with which I am amorously familiar.

    Run and hit

  • Fletcher Munson: [wife snuggles up amorously] Ooh!

    A Trailer for Every Academy Award Winning Movie Ever « Gerry Canavan

  • Ms. Barker barges right past such norms of professionalism and reveals to her exhausted reader that Mr. Sharif pursued her amorously, foisting himself forward as a potential "friend."

    C. Christine Fair: Baffled by The Taliban Shuffle

  • Dynamic Rachel York is more belt-y than torchy on "Come Summer," but effective just the same, and is amorously avaricious in a money medley.

    Salutes to Cy and Stanley

  • Some of my poor girls look oven ready they've been so amorously plucked.

    Polly Samson | The Man Who Fell

  • Benji Lovitt amorously describes Israeli cuisine and the rude awakening of eating American food on a recent visit to his native United States.

    Global Voices in English » Israel: For the Love of Food

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