amorous ADJECTIVE showing or feeling sexual desire.
DERIVATIVES amorously adverb amorousness noun.
ORIGIN Latin amorosus, from amor 'love' .

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  • Amorously — Am o*rous*ly, adv. In an amorous manner; fondly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amorously — adverb in an amorous manner he looked at her amorously • Derived from adjective: ↑amorous …   Useful english dictionary

  • amorously — adverb see amorous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • amorously — adverb /ˈæmərəsli/ In an amorous or loving manner …   Wiktionary

  • amorously — adv. lovingly, passionately, lustfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • amorously — am·o·rous·ly …   English syllables

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  • disport amorously —    to copulate    Literally, no more than frolicking with sexual    Same old rut. A Richmond resident tells me that it is once again that time of the year when the deer in Richmond Park are disporting themselves amorously. Notices in the park are …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • amorous — amorously, adv. amorousness, amorosity /am euh ros i tee/, n. /am euhr euhs/, adj. 1. inclined or disposed to love, esp. sexual love: an amorous disposition. 2. showing or expressing love: an amorous letter. 3. of or pertaining to love: amorous… …   Universalium