- amorously affectionate: a lovey-dovey couple.
Origin of lovey-dovey
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Examples from the Web for lovey-dovey
It would be much more useful than all this lovey-dovey stuff.Changing Winds
St. John G. Ervine
I am so sick of this lovey-dovey business, that I would really enjoy a good beating.
Only, when that hired man of yours shows his preference for one of you, the lovey-dovey business will crack!Under the Law
Edwina Stanton Babcock
- making an excessive or ostentatious display of affection
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