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Definition with sexual desire; or relating to sex or feelings of romantic love
  • She doesn't think of him in an amorous way.
amorous = sexual or romantic manner
  • According to the study, men who are shown pictures of women in a red dress want to ask her more amorous questions than men shown pictures of the same woman in green dress.
  • amorous = relating to sexual desire
  •   Shall I believe
      That unsubstantial death is amorous,
      And that the lean abhorred monster keeps
      Thee here in dark to be his paramour?
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • amorous = in love (with you)
  • She had thought that there was an amorous relationship between Tita and Pedro, concealed, hidden by outward appearances.
    Laura Esquivel  --  Like Water for Chocolate
  • amorous = sexual or romantic
  • It recounts splendid imaginary amorous adventures of a perfect English gentleman in an intensely romantic land, the scenery of which is very well described.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Sun Also Rises
  • amorous = sexual or romantic
  •   Lovers can see to do their amorous rites
      By their own beauties, or, if love be blind,
      It best agrees with night.
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • amorous = love-making
  • rebuffed the amorous advances
  • amorous glances
  • But she did not feel amorous with LuLing in the next room.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter's Daughter
  • He clutched Doyle as an amorous swain might clutch his lady in a hug dance.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • The girl was very pretty, and sang; she looked amorously at her Theatin, and from time to time pinched his fat cheeks.
    Voltaire  --  Candide
  • So said he, and forbore not glance or toy Of amorous intent; well understood Of Eve, whose eye darted contagious fire.
    John Milton  --  Paradise Lost
  • A furious bark erupted from Frigga, who was angrily eyeing the amorous Fourth Years.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • He thought of her in amorous meditation a good deal as he might have thought of a Dresden-china shepherdess.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • I was putting on an old nightgown, a hint that I was not feeling amorous.
    Amy Tan  --  The Joy Luck Club
  • How many scenes, how many amorous episodes he had imagined on this seductive and playful theme, when his work was over!
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • It is she—shady and amorous as she was—who makes it not quite fantastic for me to say to you to-night: Earn five hundred a year by your wits.
    Virginia Woolf  --  A Room of One's Own
  • How amorous Ralph had grown since they moved!
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • May be, the amorous count solicits her In the unlawful purpose.
    William Shakespeare  --  All's Well That Ends Well
  • As I hesitated, two of the beautiful Upper-world people came running in their amorous sport across the daylight in the shadow.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Time Machine

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