Origin of amorous
Examples from the Web for amorous
He was certainly more than anxious to have an amorous relationship.Beethoven in Love: The Woman Who Captivated the Young Composer|John Suchet|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nobody will argue about the proper English spelling of amorous, from the Latin root amor.Mazel Tov, Arvind! But Are You Sure It’s Not Kneydl?|Daniel Gross|May 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In but a few minutes, we were introduced to the object of Justin's amorous display, the gorgeous and talented Linda Fairstein.
And how amorous you become when your courtship with the muses is going strong.What the Stars Hold for Your Week, June 26-July 2, 2011|Starsky + Cox|June 26, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The various adventures of this amorous youth form one of the most interesting portions of the romance.The Fairy Mythology|Thomas Keightley
In these the amorous knight is represented as pleading with the watchman of the castle for admission to his lady-love.Woman's Work in Music|Arthur Elson
The entrance of the maid with the tea-tray interrupted this amorous duet, of which Noel had experienced more than one repetition.The Widow Lerouge|Emile Gaboriau
However, after an excellent supper, we spent two hours in amorous raptures, and then Morpheus claimed us for his own.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Or they may have been simply the amorous shorthand of that day.The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 1|Rupert Hughes
British Dictionary definitions for amorous
Word Origin for amorous
Word Origin and History for amorous
c.1300, from Old French amorous (Modern French amoureux), from Late Latin amorosum, from amor "love," from amare "to love" (see Amy). Related: Amorously; amorousness.