inamorata

[ in-am-uh-rah-tuh, in-am- ]SEE DEFINITION OF inamorata

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INAMORATA

Also of his inamorata in a ball gown, eyes lowered to a rose drooping from her hand.

Like another Dorcasina, she fancied every man to be her inamorata.

He tells them that Rigoletto, despite his hump, has an inamorata.

In his own arms, Paris bore his inamorata from shore to deck.

Through these bars the Cuban lover interviews his inamorata.

I arrived at last, but I looked in vain for my inamorata; I could not find her.

Hallard bade his inamorata good night with genuine affection.

He has just cut his inamorata at Swansea, and sent her back all her letters.

Or maybe Mister Bolsheviki's inamorata will be stringing them round her neck.

His thought was, "I might as well see what like is Alexander's inamorata!"

WORD ORIGIN

"female lover," 1650s, from Italian innamorata, fem. of innamorato, past participle of innamorare "to fall in love," from in "in" + amore "love" (see Amy).

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nounperson having sexual relationship
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