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lovebird

[luhv-burd] /ˈlʌvˌbɜrd/
noun
1.
any of various small parrots, especially of the genus Agapornis, of Africa, noted for the affection shown one another and often kept as pets.
2.
lovebirds, a pair of lovers, especially a married couple who show very close mutual love and concern.
Origin of lovebird
1585-1595
1585-95
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  • In another cage, shaped like a chalet, two lovebirds sat motionless side by side on their perch.

  • But I see you wish to leave the lovebirds to themselves, so let's finish our little chat outside.

    Rich Living Michael Cathal
  • This couple of ours came aboard billing and cooing to beat the lovebirds.

    Europe Revised Irvin S. Cobb
British Dictionary definitions for lovebirds

lovebird

/ˈlʌvˌbɜːd/
noun
1.
any of several small African parrots of the genus Agapornis, often kept as cage birds
2.
another name for budgerigar
3.
(informal) a lover: the lovebirds are in the garden
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Slang definitions & phrases for lovebirds

lovebirds

noun

Lovers: the two lovebirds (1911+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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