- to fill or inflame with love (usually used in the passive and followed by of or sometimes with): to be enamored of a certain lady; a brilliant woman with whom he became enamored.
- to charm or captivate.
Also especially British, en·am·our.
Origin of enamor
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Examples from the Web for enamored
The Tea Party base, as we know, is less than enamored of these ideas.Dick Cheney’s Awfulness Is Here to Stay
July 15, 2014
Of all the books he has on hand, Williams seems most enamored with this one.Broadway’s Rebel, Tellin’ You to Hear It: A Portrait of Saul Williams
June 17, 2014
I moved to New York City and I started meeting all these socialite women, and they were all enamored that I had this surgery.Meet Justin Jedlica, the Real Life Ken Doll
April 15, 2014
There the American kids encounter high schools that are deeply, even shockingly, enamored of intellectualism.Why the World Is Smarter Than Us
August 9, 2013
In particular, Clinton was enamored of her fuchsia Salvatore Ferragamo satchel.The Language of Margaret Thatcher’s Handbags
April 8, 2013
So at least thought Mendel, and so thought a score of enamored youths beside.Rabbi and Priest
"Surrounded by enamored admirers, no doubt," remarked the clerk.Eventide
Seizing her by the arm, she lifted her on her shoulder and ran off with her to the enamored prince.Roumanian Fairy Tales
He described the particulars of his person with the detail of one enamored of a hero.The Dead Command
Vicente Blasco Ibez
Then the enamored old gentleman kissed her hand, and took his leave.City Crimes
Word Origin and History for enamored
1630s, past participle adjective from enamor.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper