What does the word amorous mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to sexual love, or influenced by it; ardent in affection; enamored.

Usage examples for amorous

  1. Swift was then about forty- seven, at the age when vanity is strongly excited by the amorous attention of a young woman. – The Romance of Old New England Rooftrees by Mary Caroline Crawford
  2. Even that enormous voice like the bass notes of an organ cradled their amorous dream. – Pierre and Luce by Romain Rolland
  3. All the night, clinging together in a frantic embrace, the bloody- minded lover and the amorous girl exchanged in silence frenzied kisses. – The Gods are Athirst by Anatole France