amorist

[ am-er-ist ]
/ ˈæm ər ɪst /

noun

a person who is devoted to love and lovemaking.
a person who writes about love.

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Origin of amorist

1575–85; < Latin amor love + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM amorist

am·o·ris·tic, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for amorist

amorist
/ (ˈæmərɪst) /

noun

a lover or a writer about love
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