Meaning of “love affair” in the English Dictionary

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"love affair" in American English

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love affairnoun [ C ]

us /ˈlʌv əˌfeər/

a romantic and usually physical relationship between two people

A strong positive feeling between a person and an idea or activity can also be called a love affair:

The league launched the program in New Orleans because of Louisiana's love affair with football.

(Definition of “love affair” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)