Meaning of “love triangle” in the English Dictionary

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"love triangle" in British English

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love trianglenoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈlʌv ˌtraɪ.æŋ.ɡəl/ us /ˈlʌv ˌtraɪ.æŋ.ɡəl/ UK also eternal triangle

a situation in which two people both love a third person:

The 1947 classic film "Wild Harvest" is about a love triangle between Dorothy Lamour, Alan Ladd, and Robert Preston.

(Definition of “love triangle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)