Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a lover or some aspect of one.

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

  • adjective like or in the manner of a lover

Etymologies

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lover +‎ -like

Examples

  • And the jewel idea is nice, but hardly very loverlike.

    Earl of Durkness

  • And the jewel idea is nice, but hardly very loverlike.

    Earl of Durkness

  • And the jewel idea is nice, but hardly very loverlike.

    Earl of Durkness

  • Suddenly, his expression was anything but loverlike.

    Black Magic

  • Suddenly, his expression was anything but loverlike.

    Black Magic

  • Suddenly, his expression was anything but loverlike.

    Black Magic

  • There was nothing quite loverlike in the way they interacted.

    The Messenger

  • For my own part, I am very uneasy to think how I have been drawn on one hand, and driven on the other, into a clandestine, in short, into a mere loverlike correspondence, which my heart condemns.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • And there was nothing remotely loverlike about the way he treated her.

    The Wizard Of London

  • There was just the right ripple of amusement in her tone to totally depress any loverlike pretensions Ferdinand was nursing.

    The Ideal Bride

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