from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. As lovers do.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. As lovers do.


lover +‎ -wise (Wiktionary)


  • But Betty's husband was not a grampus, but a very fine fellow, a mate to be wholly proud of: and he loved her devotedly and expressed his love beautifully loverwise, as her tell-tale face informed me.

    The Red Planet

  • Still, he would have greeted her loverwise; but she lifted her hand and waved him back, and fear took hold of him.

    Eric Brighteyes

  • As they sat down here loverwise, Basil, as in the early days of their courtship, began to recite a poem.

    Complete March Family Trilogy


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