Definitions for Valentineˈvæl ənˌtaɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

val•en•tineˈvæl ənˌtaɪn(n.)

  1. a card or message, usu. amatory or sentimental, or a gift sent by one person to another on Valentine's Day, sometimes anonymously.

  2. a sweetheart chosen or greeted on this day.

  3. a written or other artistic work, message, etc., expressing affection.

Origin of valentine:

1400–50; late ME, after the feast of Saint Valentine

Val•en•tineˈvæl ənˌtaɪn(n.)

  1. Saint, died a .d . c270, Christian martyr at Rome.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. valentine(noun)

    a sweetheart chosen to receive a greeting on Saint Valentine's Day

    "will you be my valentine?"

  2. Valentine(noun)

    a card sent or given (as to a sweetheart) on Saint Valentine's Day

Wiktionary

  1. valentine(Noun)

    An expression of affection, especially romantic affection, usually in the form of greeting card, gift, or message given to a person the object of affection, especially on February 14th.

    Such an extravagant valentine was unexpected.

  2. valentine(Noun)

    A person to whom a valentine is given or received, especially on February 14th.

    Won't you be my valentine?

  3. Valentine(ProperNoun)

    Saint Valentine

  4. Valentine(ProperNoun)

    in quiet but steady use since the 16th century.

  5. Valentine(ProperNoun)

    An English and Scottish surname derived from the male given name.

  6. Valentine(ProperNoun)

    occasionally borrowed from French.

  7. Origin: Valentinus, from valeo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Valentine(noun)

    a sweetheart chosen on St. Valentine's Day

  2. Valentine(noun)

    a letter containing professions of love, or a missive of a sentimental, comic, or burlesque character, sent on St. Valentine's Day

Freebase

  1. Valentine

    Valentine is a city in Cherry County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 2,737 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Cherry County. In 2007, National Geographic Adventure magazine included Valentine in its list of the best ten wilderness towns and cities.


Translations for Valentine

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

valentine(noun)

a sweetheart chosen, or a card, love letter etc sent, on St. Valentine's Day, February 14

Will you be my valentine?; He sent her a valentine.

  • valentyn, minnebriefAfrikaans
  • حَبيب، حَبيبَهArabic
  • валентинка, възлюбен/аBulgarian
  • namoradoPortuguese (BR)
  • vyvolený, -á; dárek, psaníčkoCzech
  • der Valentinsgruß,am Valentinstag erwählte(r)Liebste(r)German
  • kæreste; kærestebrevDanish
  • ο αγαπημένος, η αγαπημένηGreek
  • novio; regalo de San Valentín/del día de los enamoradosSpanish
  • kallim, valentinipäevakaartEstonian
  • هدیه یا کارت تبریک روز والنتاینFarsi
  • ystävänpäiväkortti, heilaFinnish
  • personne aimée; de la Saint-ValentinFrench
  • -יוֹם הַאֲהָבָהHebrew
  • सेंट वैलेंटादन दिवस पर प्रेमी-प्रेमिका द्वारा भेजे गए प्रणय-पत्रHindi
  • draga ili dragi odabran na dan sv. Valentina; pismo ili slika koja sešalje na dan sv. ValentinaCroatian
  • Bálint-napkor választott kedves; Bálint-napi üdvözletHungarian
  • St. ValentineIndonesian
  • kærasti, kærasta; valentínusarkortIcelandic
  • innamorato; dono; lettera (d'amore); di S. ValentinoItalian
  • バレンタインデーのカードなどJapanese
  • 성(聖) 밸런타인의 날에 선택되는 애인, 이 날 선택된 애인에게 보내는 카드Korean
  • mylimasis, meilės laiškelisLithuanian
  • mīļotais; mīļotā; Valentīna dienas apsveikumsLatvian
  • kekasih; kad valentineMalay
  • liefje gekozen op Valentijnsdag, valentijnskaartDutch
  • kjæreste; kort sendt på St. Valentins dagNorwegian
  • sympatia, liścik miłosnyPolish
  • namoradoPortuguese
  • iubit; scrisoare de dragosteRomanian
  • возлюбленный;валентинкаRussian
  • vyvolený, -á; darček; listSlovak
  • izvoljenec; ljubezensko pisemceSlovenian
  • čestitka ili osoba koja je predmet zaljubljenostiSerbian
  • valentinfästmö, valentinfästman, kort som skickas till ngn på alla hjärtans dagSwedish
  • การ์ดแสดงความรักThai
  • sevgiliTurkish
  • 情人,西洋情人節送的卡片或情書Chinese (Trad.)
  • коханий; любовне посланняUkrainian
  • محبوب، محبت نامہUrdu
  • người yêu; thiệp chúc mừngVietnamese
  • 情人,在情人节赠送给情人的礼物(或情人卡)Chinese (Simp.)

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