lover's leap


a high area, as on a cliff, from which frustrated or grieving lovers jump or are reputed to have jumped to their death.
Backgammon. a player's move from ace point to twelve point in one roll of the dice.

Nearby words

  1. lovelorn,
  2. lovely,
  3. lovemaking,
  4. lover,
  5. lover's knot,
  6. lover, samuel,
  7. loverly,
  8. lovers' lane,
  9. loves park,
  10. lovesick

Origin of lover's leap

First recorded in 1800–10 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019