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Definition of the noun amorist

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noun - plural: amorists

  1. one dedicated to love and lovemaking especially one who writes about love
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: buff / devotee / fan / lover = an ardent follower and admirer

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Google previewWord Nerd (2007)

More Than 18,000 Fascinating Facts about Words by Barbara Ann Kipfer

an amorist is a person who is in love something amorphous has no real shape or is irregularly shaped—like writing or speech that treats a subject in full can be called ample amplexation is embracing amplexus is the mating position of frogs ...

Google previewDramatists of the Restoration: John Crowne (1872)

by William Hugh Logan

" An Amorist is a man blasted or planet strooken, and is the doggo ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs (1847)

From the Fourteenth Century by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps

An amorist is a creature blasted or planet-stroken, and is the dog that leads blind Cupid. [1614, sig. e. A Wife, now the Widow of Sir Thomas overbury, AMORT. Dejected; without spirit; dead. (Fr.) “What sweeting, all amort 1"—Tam. of the Shrew ...

Google previewAmerica (1915)

The actual contemporary policy pursued by the professed amorist is that of tactful opportunism,_an adroit poisoning of the wells. Some charming woman of exceptional social and literary gifts, a sort of petticoated carpet anarchist, visits the ...

Google previewThe Nation (1906)

The Incomplete Amorist Is a sort of feminine Sentimental Tommy. No man would have the heart or the face to demand a general consideration of so paltry a hero as Eustace Vernon; but a male flirt and pure popinjay may, this story shows, ...

Google previewPunjabi English Dictionary

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Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language; in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations ... Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar. By Samuel Johnson ... Whith Numerous Corrections, and with the Addition of Several Thousand Words ... by the Rev. H.J. Todd ... In Four Volumes. Vol. 1. [-4.] (1818)

AMoRist.of n. s. [from amour.] An inamorato; a allant; a man professing love. It seems to have een formerly used as a word of contempt.

Google previewA Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century (1872)

by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps


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The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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