a usually organized public gathering of people, held as a demonstration of mutual love or in protest against inhumane policies.
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How to use love-in in a sentence
The public love-in with Jennifer Lawrence was sealed with her daring, red slinky Calvin Klein number at the 2011 Oscars.
Comedy Central's Broad City is love-in-the-time-of-sexting depiction of millennials.Behind ‘Broad City’: Amy Poehler’s Girls of Comedy | Abby Haglage | January 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was, as you would expect, the definition of a political love-in.Ted’s Excellent Adventure: How Cruz Rocked the Value Voters Summit | Michelle Cottle | October 11, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
In any case, questions of that kind would have ruined the Mick Jagger love-in.
"love-in-Idleness" has passed into a proverb, and lovers, somehow, are not generally supposed to be industrious.In the Days of My Youth | Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
This is one of the most beautiful annuals there is, and its charming English name is love-in-a-mist.The Children's Book of Gardening | Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
Perhaps you will like some of your love-in-a-mist to form its handsome seed-pods and sow itself for next year.The Children's Book of Gardening | Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
Shakespeare said maidens called it "love-in-idleness," and Drayton named it "heartsease."Home Life in Colonial Days | Alice Morse Earle
These love-in-the-mists will look just right with your dress and your eyes and your ways.Molly Brown's Post-Graduate Days | Nell Speed
British Dictionary definitions for love-in
a gathering at which people express feelings of love, friendship, or physical attraction towards each other
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