What does amour mean?

Definitions for amour
əˈmʊəramour

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word amour.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. affair, affaire, intimacy, liaison, involvement, amournoun

    a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship

Wiktionary

  1. amournoun

    A love affair.

  2. amournoun

    A lover.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Amournoun

    An affair of gallantry; an intrigue: generally used of vicious love. The ou sounds like oo in poor.

    Etymology: amour, Fr. amor, Lat.

    No man is of so general and diffusive a lust, as to prosecute his amours all the world over; and let it burn never so outrageously, yet the impure flame will either die of itself, or consume the body that harbours it. Robert South, Sermons.

    The restless youth search’d all the world around;
    But how can Jove in his amours be found? Joseph Addison, Ovid’s Metam.

ChatGPT

  1. amour

    Amour refers to a secret or illicit love affair or lover. It is a term predominantly used in French, but it is also understood and used in English, especially in a written or formal context. The term “amour” can also broadly refer to love or passion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Amournoun

    love; affection

  2. Amournoun

    love making; a love affair; usually, an unlawful connection in love; a love intrigue; an illicit love affair

  3. Etymology: [F., fr. L. amor love.]

Wikidata

  1. Amour

    Amour is a musical fantasy with an English book by Jeremy Sams, music by Michel Legrand, and lyrics by Didier Van Cauwelaert, who wrote the original French libretto. The musical is adapted from the 1943 short story Le Passe-Muraille by Marcel Aymé and set in Paris shortly after World War II. It centers on a shy, unassuming clerk who develops the ability to walk through walls, and who challenges himself to stick to his moral center and change others' lives, and his own, as a result.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Amour

    am-ōōr′, n. a love intrigue, or illicit affection: a love affair (humorously only, for the old innocent sense is now obsolete).—n. Amourette′, a petty love affair: the love-grass, or quaking-grass: a cupid.—Amour propre, self-esteem ready to take offence at slights. [Fr.—L. amor, love.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. AMOUR

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Amour is ranked #72105 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Amour surname appeared 270 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Amour.

    78.8% or 213 total occurrences were White.
    10.7% or 29 total occurrences were Black.
    5.9% or 16 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.2% or 6 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of amour in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of amour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of amour in a Sentence

  1. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Love is tears of joy, It’s the baptism of fingers. (L'amour, c'est larme de joie, C'est le baptême des doigts)

  2. Charles de LEUSSE:

    More love lacks causes, more its effects fill them. (Et plus l'amour manque de causes, Plus ses effets les remplissent)

  3. Charles de LEUSSE:

    The contract of love signs itself on the lips. (Le contrat de l'amour Se signe sur les lèvres)

  4. Aphra Behn:

    Oh, what a dear ravishing thing is the beginning of an Amour!

  5. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Mystery of love is like digging water: everything closes. (Mystère de l'amour est comme - Creuser l'eau : tout se referme)

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