noun, plural af·faires d'a·mour [a-fer da-moor] /a fɛr daˈmur/. French.
Definition for affaire (2 of 2)
affaire de coeur
noun, plural af·faires de coeur [a fer duh-kœr] /a fɛr dəˈkœr/. French.
Origin of affaire de coeur
Examples from the Web for affaire
It is dubbed the Affaire du Carlton, after a four-star hotel at the heart of the scandal in Lille, northeast of Paris.
But Lionel did not detain her in conversation; he had no intention of elaborating the affaire of the previous night.The Gay Adventure|Richard Bird
The Affaire Borrow is said to have come up for debate even during a secret session of the Chamber.The Life of George Borrow|Herbert Jenkins
Put shortly, the piece deals with an "affaire Dreyfus" in the medical profession.Modernities|Horace Barnett Samuel
The chiefs of the imperial police, then, found themselves confronted by a new "affaire Georges."The House of the Combrays|G. le Notre
A grave affair (affaire), a grave case (cas), is used concerning a criminal rather than a civil process.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)