truelove

[troo-luhv]

noun

a sweetheart; a truly loving or loved person.

Origin of truelove

First recorded in 1350–1400, truelove is from the Middle English word trewe love. See true, love
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Related Words for truelove

sweetheart, beloved

Examples from the Web for truelove

Historical Examples of truelove

  • Jack took all their money and poured it into his truelove's lap.

  • On Mr. Truelove's release, as mentioned above, a testimonial to the amount of £197 16s.

    Annie Besant

    Annie Besant

  • “We have had enough of them,” quoted Worshipful Mayor Truelove.

    The Three Brides

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • Truelove blushed, then frowned, last of all drew her hand away.

    Audrey

    Mary Johnston

  • Truelove shook her head, and slipped her hand into that of her brother Ephraim.

    Audrey

    Mary Johnston


British Dictionary definitions for truelove

truelove

noun

someone truly loved; sweetheart
another name for herb Paris
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