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  • adj. lovely

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like a lover; suitable for a lover; lover-like.

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

  • adj. like or in the manner of a lover


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  • Wouldn't it be "loverly" to have an enormous chair in your bathroom, albeit if you had the space, or perhaps just a stool on which to stack your towels or to sit whilst tying your shoes?

  • Hepburn is indeed "loverly" in the title role as Eliza Doolittle, though I can't help but feeling for Julie Andrews, who got shafted after playing the role on stage.

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  • Trooper, whether or not you find it arousing, I will say to you, in my 'loverly' British way, fuck off.

    "For Republicans, there's only one candidate of hope: Hillary Rodham Clinton."

  • Many religions have a sacred holiday around this time of year and may everyone have a loverly holiday, whatever flavor you prefer

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  • “I worked for a dozen loverly families,” she said.


  • You possibly endured the spit and thrown garbage of the loverly flower children, as did I.

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  • His reason for this was that it was taboo to the lesser sex of woman, and therefore, a refuge for him from Balatta, who grew more persecutingly and perilously loverly as the Southern Cross rode higher in the sky and marked the imminence of her nuptials.


  • Given the fact the the Vikes crushed my beloved Giants in their last regular season team, it was loverly to see them do the same to the Cowboys when it really, really counted.

    Sweet, Sweet Sunday!

  • Flocks of turkeys frequently wander through peoples yards (there was a report from some frantic suburbanite of being "attacked" by one), I even encountered a loverly Whitetail doe on a side road yesterday.

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  • Some other loverly lady has registered cattails. com.

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  • And small ones.

    October 13, 2008

  • Aaaaaarrrrgggggghhhh! You can't uhrwurm me this early in the day! Not fair!

    October 10, 2008

  • Big ones?

    October 10, 2008

  • And yet there they are, all standing in a row.

    October 10, 2008

  • *tries not to think of coconuts*

    October 9, 2008

  • Or just a Cockney pronunciation of lovely, as in "Wouldn't it be luvverly?"

    October 9, 2008