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noun Eye Dialect.
  1. love.
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Examples from the Web for luv

Historical Examples

  • He said it war, dat he had lost his luv for me and put it on Kate Sawyer.

    The Kentucky Ranger

    Edward T. Curnick

  • For the luv of heavin, Willyum, did that brute do that to you?

  • Enny man who will abuze a dog, neadn't ask me to luv him, or pra for him.

    Josh Billings, Hiz Sayings

    Henry Wheeler Shaw

  • But I want you shud be the firs to get leter from me I luv yu so.

    Janice Day

    Helen Beecher Long

  • They inhabit the open land, and luv a meadow that iz a leetle damp.

British Dictionary definitions for luv


abbreviation for
  1. love
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Word Origin and History for luv

affectionate, dialectal, or colloquial spelling of love, attested from 1825.

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