Definitions

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  • n. A letter written about the author's love for the intended reader.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a letter of courtship.

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

  • n. a personal letter to a loved one expressing affection

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Examples

  • There was no name upon the clothes, but in the pocket there was a love letter from a woman, addressed to Alexander Kurn, Poste Restante, Rotterdam.

    Movie Night

  • Like Espee did, when she wrote that fake love letter for the Mystery Box.

    THIS IS ME FROM NOW ON

  • 'The devil upon two sticks, if he were looking down upon me from the house-top, or Champfort, who is the worse devil of the two, would, if he were peeping through the keyhole, swear I was going to open a love letter – and so I hope I am.

    Belinda

  • Later, my mother told me she had found a love letter my father had written Peggy Simpson.

    Enemies of the People

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  • "It made my head spin, and I said so, and I got called a pompous middle-aged male ass or something like that, and I dropped out of it, telling them I'd rather spend an hour reading Shelley than a lifetime among their ideological duels. The passion for writing and the argument about it never seem to dwell together. It was the difference between writing love letters and collecting postage stamps. The sad thing is, the bullies in that club are all professors of literature somewhere or another."
    - Douglas Harper.

    August 17, 2009