AskDefine | Define amour

Dictionary Definition

amour n : a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship [syn: affair, affaire, intimacy, liaison, involvement]

User Contributed Dictionary



Borrowed from Latin amor.


  • /amuʀ/
  • /a.muR/


fr-noun m



Usage notes

  • In the plural, the word is often considered grammatically feminine.

Extensive Definition

Amour is the French word for love, an intense feeling of affection. It may also refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

adulterous affair, adultery, affair, amorousness, cuckoldry, entanglement, eternal triangle, flirtation, forbidden love, hanky-panky, illicit love, infidelity, intimacy, intrigue, liaison, love, love affair, passion, relationship, romance, romantic tie, triangle, unfaithfulness
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