- a woman who loves or is loved; female sweetheart or lover.
Origin of inamorata
Examples from the Web for inamorata
Elsewhere, she tells her inamorata, “It does not matter if you elude my arms/my dear, when thought alone can imprison you.”Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun
November 8, 2014
Also of his inamorata in a ball gown, eyes lowered to a rose drooping from her hand.Erik Dorn
Like another Dorcasina, she fancied every man to be her inamorata.Hubert's Wife
Minnie Mary Lee
He tells them that Rigoletto, despite his hump, has an inamorata.The Complete Opera Book
In his own arms, Paris bore his inamorata from shore to deck.Superwomen
Albert Payson Terhune
Through these bars the Cuban lover interviews his inamorata.Cuba
Arthur D. Hall
- a woman with whom one is in love; a female lover
Word Origin and History for inamorata
"female lover," 1650s, from Italian innamorata, fem. of innamorato, past participle of innamorare "to fall in love," from in "in" + amore "love" (see Amy).