inamorata (n.) "female lover," 1650s, from It. innamorata, fem. of innamorato, pp. of innamorare "to fall in love," from in "in" + amore "love" (see AMY (Cf. Amy)).

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  • Inamorata — In*a mo*ra ta, n. [It. innamorata, fem., innamorato, masc., p. p. of innamorare to inspire with love. See {Enamor}.] A woman in love; a mistress. The fair inamorata. Sherburne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inamorata — may refer to:* latin word for a female lover, 小S can i share my thoughts with you? * Inamorata (album) …   Wikipedia

  • inamorata — [in am΄ə rät′ə, in am΄ərāt′ə] n. [It, fem. of in(n)amorato, lover, orig. pp. of in(n)amorare, to fall in love < in (see IN 1) + amore < L amor, love] a woman in relation to the person who loves her; sweetheart or lover …   English World dictionary

  • inamorata — UK [ɪnˌæməˈrɑːtə] / US [ɪnˌæməˈrɑtə] noun [countable] Word forms inamorata : singular inamorata plural inamoratas literary a woman with whom you are in love …   English dictionary

  • inamorata —    a mistress    From the Italian innamorata, literally no more than a female with whom someone is in love:     As a member of the Souls and for twenty years the inamorata of the painter, Edmund Burne Jones... (S. Hastings, 1994)    Inamorato is… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • inamorata — noun Etymology: Italian innamorata, from feminine of innamorato, past participle of innamorare to inspire with love, from in (from Latin) + amore love, from Latin amor more at amorous Date: 1651 a woman with whom one is in love or has intimate… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inamorata — /in am euh rah teuh, in am /, n., pl. inamoratas. a woman who loves or is loved; female sweetheart or lover. [1645 55; < It innamorata (fem.); see INAMORATO] * * * …   Universalium

  • inamorata — noun a female lover or woman with whom one is in love; a mistress See Also: amore, amorist, amorous …   Wiktionary

  • inamorata — Synonyms and related words: Dulcinea, beloved, best girl, doxy, dream girl, flame, gill, girl, girl friend, honey, jill, jo, lady, lady love, ladylove, lass, lassie, lover, mistress, old lady, paramour, steady, sweetheart, sweetie, truelove,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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