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cupboard love

noun
1.
a personal attachment that appears to be motivated by love but in fact stems from the hope of gain.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60
Related forms
cupboard lover, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cupboard-love

cupboard love

noun
1.
a show of love inspired only by some selfish or greedy motive
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