Meaning of “old flame” in the English Dictionary

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"old flame" in British English

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old flamenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌəʊld ˈfleɪm/ us /ˌoʊld ˈfleɪm/

a person that you loved or had a sexual relationship with in the past

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

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