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loved

[ luhvd ]
/ lʌvd /
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adjective

held in deep affection; cherished: loved companions; much-loved friends.

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lovebird, lovebirds, lovebite, lovecraft, lovecraft, h. p., loved, loved one, loved-up, lovegrass, lovejoy, lovejoy, elijah parish

Origin of loved

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300
Related formsun·loved, adjectivewell-loved, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for well-loved

well-loved


adjective (well loved when postpositive)

loved by many people; very popular
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