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puppy love

  

      n      another term for       calf love  
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calf love  
      n   temporary infatuation or love of an adolescent for a member of the opposite sex,   (Also called)    puppy love         

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puppy  
      n   pl   , -pies  
1    a young dog; pup  
2    Informal, contemptuous   a brash or conceited young man; pup  
     (C15 popi, from Old French popée doll; compare puppet)  
  puppyhood      n  
  puppyish      adj  


bumble-puppy  
      n  
1    a game in which a ball, attached by string to a post, is hit so that the string winds round the post  
2    modifier   (of whist or bridge) played unskilfully  
mud puppy  
      n   any aquatic North American salamander of the genus Necturus, esp N. maculosus, having red feathery external gills and other persistent larval features: family Proteidae  
   See also       neoteny  
puppy fat  
      n   fatty tissue that develops in childhood or adolescence and usually disappears by maturity  
puppy love  
      n      another term for       calf love  

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pup

  
, puppy            (figurative)   braggart, cub, jackanapes, popinjay, whelp, whippersnapper, young dog  

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n.
padlocks that couples lock on a bridge or fence among others to symbolise their love
exp.
love very much (smth. or smb.)
exp.
expression used for pointing out that, if you love someone, you accept also things and people dear to the person you love
exp.
love you loads
"je t'aime beaucoup" in French
exp.
tenderness, love and care
acronym
n.
fear of falling in love
[Psych.]
exp.
a humorous way of saying that someone doesn't like or love the speaker.
[Hum.] E.g.: You've seen the way she treated me last time we met. It's clear: she loves me not.
abbr. acron.
Short for "I love you".
[Fam.]
n.
n. 1. friendly, affectionate love; familial love 2. (astrology) horizon in the Leo/Aquarius axis 3. (sociology) the love between friends
A living being with storge feels a strong sense of duty and is often willing to die to protect this love.
exp.
expression meaning that someone who is not happy tends to find comfort in seeing others unhappy too
n.
Love bite. A bruise raised on the body of a sexual partner by very hard kissing / biting / sucking.
[Fam.] spelled also hickey
n.
loss of feelings for someone who was formerly loved ; falling out of love
From Greek: an = without ; agape = love
n.
Lover of loving; fondness for the concept of love, affection, and kindness; freely caring and loving.
[Med.] "As a philophile I can help but love everyone, it just brings me much joy."
n.
someone who loves being in the sun, sunbathing etc
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