Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • suffix Variant of -philous.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I haven't spent this much money all at once in-in my life!

    red dust

  • In the spring I received a letter from your father, and in it there was a passage that made me think — hm — that you held your former teacher in-in a little more than friendly remembrance.

    The Lady from the Sea

  • “/Given in-in/?” asked Godeschal. — “Tell me when, Boucard.”

    Le Colonel Chabert

  • I stool up for that (EXPLETIVE DELETED) in-in while he was in jail.

    CNN Transcript Sep 20, 2007

  • I have read (besides that poem of Goethe of which you are so fond) in books of Indian travels of Bayaderes, dancing-girls brought up by troops round about the temples, whose calling is to dance, and wear jewels, and look beautiful; I believe they are quite respected in-in Pagoda-land.

    The Newcomes

  • As I look back upon it all, I think there was really something beautiful, something fascinating — something daring — in-in that secret intimacy — that comradeship which no living creature so much as dreamed of.

    Hedda Gabler

  • For I must tell you — Eilert Lovborg was found shot in-in

    Hedda Gabler

  • Recognition that she was as interested as he in-in the state of the Country?

    The Silver Spoon

  • "Ye canna be going about in-in-" He waved at them, speechless.

    Drums of Autumn

  • He couldn't really have just been trapped in-in that deadly emptiness.

    Castle Of Deception

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