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  • n. Plural form of inamorata.


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  • A fair number of this lifelong bachelor's inamoratas were dancers from the 19th century, such as Cleo de Merode.

    Gifts That Keep On Giving

  • I began to be uneasy at the importunities of these inamoratas, whom, at another time perhaps, I might have pleased without the disagreeable sauce of matrimony, but, at present, my whole soul was engrossed by Narcissa; and I could not bear the thoughts of doing anything derogatory to the passion I entertained for her.

    The Adventures of Roderick Random

  • The Marquis de Rocdiane allowed the names of his inamoratas to be guessed by unmistakable hints — society women whose names he did not utter, so that their identity might be the better surmised.

    Strong as Death

  • Before long he planned to escape, and, having arranged everything with the hotel porter, he departed without leaving any address, but not without having first locked this most wearisome of inamoratas up in her room.

    The Magnificent Montez From Courtesan to Convert

  • You are much mistook, Madam, and was it to be she, I had as soon that as another, for I might thus acquire the merit with my husband which the Queen gains with hers by choosing his inamoratas.

    The Ladies A Shining Constellation of Wit and Beauty

  • They were frequently employed by dusky swains to gain for them the affections of their hardhearted inamoratas, and love powders and other accessories for 'tricking' constituted their stock in trade, and in some instances yielded them no insignificant revenue.

    Life on the old plantation in ante-bellum days, or, A story based on facts,

  • Such excitements as all the wives and inamoratas of the Rodrigos and Juans and Franciscos rush to meet the swarthy voyagers and cover them with embraces; such disappointments also, when it is realised that some two score of the company are still on a sunbaked island infinitely far over the western horizon.

    Christopher Columbus

  • On the bright waters, below, young clerks were sculling their inamoratas up and down; the ripples set free by their oars gleamed beneath the sun, and ducks swam lazily along the banks.


  • However, whether it is a provision of Nature, or whether it is due to the perversity of Man, probably the feminine heart is far more constant than the masculine, and perhaps any one of Goethe's or of Burns his inamoratas would have clung to him had he been faithful to her.

    Hints for Lovers

  • They never had so much money to spend on moving-picture-palaces and cheap jewellery for their inamoratas in their lives.

    The Red Planet


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