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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

love′ affair`(n.)

  1. a romantic relationship or episode between lovers.

  2. an active enthusiasm:

    my love affair with sailing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. love affair, romance(noun)

    a relationship between two lovers


  1. love affair(Noun)

    An affair; an adulterous relationship. Used colloquially to distinguish which type of affair, leaving less room for doubt.

  2. love affair(Noun)

    A fondness


  1. Love Affair

    Love Affair is a 1939 American romantic film starring Irene Dunne and Charles Boyer and featuring Maria Ouspenskaya. It was directed by Leo McCarey and written by Delmer Daves and Donald Ogden Stewart, based on a story by McCarey and Mildred Cram. Love Affair was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Writing, Original Story, Best Original Song, and Best Art Direction. The film was remade by McCarey in 1957 as An Affair to Remember with Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr in the lead roles, using a very similar screenplay, and by Glenn Gordon Caron in 1994 as Love Affair, starring Warren Beatty, Annette Bening and, in her last feature film appearance, Katharine Hepburn. A 1999 Bollywood movie, Mann, was made based on the same storyline.

Translations for love affair

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

love affair

a (temporary and often sexual) relationship between two people who are in love but not married.

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