Meaning of “lover” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun uk us /ˈlʌvər/

B1 [ C ] If two people are lovers, they have a sexual relationship but they are not married:

She had a string of lovers before her marriage finally broke up.
a book/cat/dog, etc lover

B1 someone who is very interested in books/cats/dogs, etc:

She's a real cat lover.

(Definition of “lover” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)