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English definition of “amorous”

amorous

adjective     /ˈæm.ə.rəs/ US  /-ɚ.əs/
of or expressing sexual desire : The opera centres around the amorous adventures / exploits of its handsome hero . Amanda had rejected his amorous advances .Sexual attractionAttractive
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