or love·struck

[ luhv-struhk ]

  1. deeply in love with someone; smitten: "I thought true love was just a fairytale, but I have it and it's pretty amazing," said the love-struck songwriter.After a chance meeting on the train, a lovestruck commuter has launched a search for her Prince Charming.

Origin of love-struck

First recorded in 1650–60

Words Nearby love-struck Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use love-struck in a sentence

  • The magnificent egoism of mankind in love struck her as distinctly diverting.

  • And yet, at length, something of the fervour and the passion of his love struck upon her soul and arrested her attention.

    Vera Nevill | Mrs. H. Lovett Cameron
  • A twinge of pity for the handsome adventurer—for the love-struck buccaneer—went through him.

    Brothers of Peril | Theodore Goodridge Roberts
  • I never seen a feller act more love-struck than he was, an' more out o' sorts.

    Rockhaven | Charles Munn
  • It is the third day after, and these love-struck gentlemen are standing upon the poop-deck, conversing about it.