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  • n. Plural form of paramour.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • DCFS officials have been seeing an increasing number of abuse cases in recent years involving boyfriends or girlfriends -- often termed "paramours" -- who abuse the children of multiple partners over a period of years, Marlowe said.

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  • Adulterers who might once have called their paramours concubines (qie) for lack of a lowlier term can now aspire to precision; an ernai is a kept woman of less-official standing.

    The Foreign Devil's Dictionary

  • Woods '"transgressions" have gone from the shocking to the downright sleazy as the New York Post reports the latest of his paramours is a porn star named Holly Sampson, the star of such titles as, Other Men's Wives, Descent into Bondage, and Diary of a Horny Housewife.

    Ottawa Sun

  • It was the first time Cuomo has faced reporters since his GOP opponent, Carl Paladino, suggested in an interview published Wednesday in Politico. com that Cuomo may have had "paramours" during his 15-year marriage to Kerry Kennedy, a daughter of Robert F. Kennedy.

    Cuomo: Paladino's Infidelity Allegations Hurt Me, My Family

  • They had nowhere to go to dance, gamble, or search for paramours in public.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Today's Italian press, which routinely publishes photos of leaders and their paramours in various stages of public and private undress, often laments a lack of suitable morality.

    Berlusconi: Undone by La Dolce Vita?

  • They love its predations because they have an unconscious drive for power over others, a power they have not earned through production and voluntary exchange but by the usurpation of the privileges offered by the State siren to its favorite paramours.

    Is Obama a Terrorist? « Antiwar.com Blog

  • The skeleton Bounty crew, after stopping to abduct their Tahitian paramours and seize a few slaves of their own, set course for the very edge of nowhere—way out there in the deep, uncharted Pacific blue.

    Bounteous Misperceptions

  • In this tome, Dietrich offers her thoughts on a wide array of topics, from the best recipe for beef broth (her personal variety was served with gusto to her many paramours) to the meaning of true love.

    Lesley M. M. Blume: ICONS OF STYLE SERIES: Screen Siren Marlene Dietrich (PHOTOS)

  • "Has anybody asked Andrew Cuomo about his paramours?" he asked a reporter from Politico.

    Carl Paladino Threatens Reporter: 'I'll Take You Out' (VIDEO)

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