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lovey-dovey

[luhv-ee-duhv-ee] /ˈlʌv iˈdʌv i/
adjective, Informal.
1.
amorously affectionate:
a lovey-dovey couple.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; orig. affectionate term of address; see love, dove1, -ey2
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British Dictionary definitions for lovey-dovey

lovey-dovey

adjective
1.
making an excessive or ostentatious display of affection
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Slang definitions & phrases for lovey-dovey

lovey-dovey

adjective

Affectionate; amorous: My, aren't they lovey-dovey?

noun
  1. Affection; friendship: a reign of peace, prosperity, and lovey-dovey
  2. A wife, mistress, sweetheart, etc: their foreign lovey-doveys (1904+)

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