amorino

[am-uh-ree-noh; Italian ah-maw-ree-naw]

Origin of amorino

1855–60; < Italian, equivalent to amor(e) love (see amoretto) + -ino diminutive suffix (< Latin -īnus adj. suffix)
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Historical Examples of amorino

  • The "Amorino" was evidently and rudely urging his advances upon the girl, and she kept him back, crimsoned with blushes.