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n. pl. in·am·o·ra·tos
A man with whom one has an intimate romantic relationship.

[Italian innamorato, from past participle of innamorare, to enamor : in-, into (from Latin; see in-2) + amore, love (from Latin amor, from amāre, to love).]


(ɪnˌæməˈrɑːtəʊ; ˌɪnæmə-)
n, pl -tos or -ti (-ti)
a man with whom one is in love; a male lover
[C16: from Italian innamorato, innamorata, from innamorare to cause to fall in love, from amore love, from Latin amor]


(ɪnˌæm əˈrɑ toʊ, ˌɪn æm-)

n., pl. -tos.
a male sweetheart or lover.
[1585–95; < Italian innamorato, masculine past participle of innamorare to inflame with love]


a male lover or a man who is loved.
See also: Love
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inamorato - a man with whom you are in love or have an intimate relationship
lover - a person who loves someone or is loved by someone
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
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The chance to marry my inamorato would make us both ecstatic.
And there was no chemistry between her and her new inamorato, Bacchus (Roger Honeywell).
Other elements of this page reinforce this dichotomy, but it is Inamorato (the lover) who relates most closely with the sighing swains of early modern England.
The key to reading "Freya" as an Italian comedy is the narrator's claim that Antonia is "like a comedy cameristra" (48), whereby Nelson/Nielsen becomes Freya's innamorata, Jasper Allen is an inamorato and Capitano character, and Heemskirk becomes two Vecchi characters combined (49-50); there are examples of lazzi, or physical comedy, in the story, as well.
27) Caro, 1967, 211: "Un certo Greco, inamorato d'una sua statua nella circa di Gnido, e fecela vituperare; e perche ogn' uno lo risapesse, voile, che le restasse una certa maechia Ira le mele.
They make a convincing case, examining the Arcadia felice and its reduction of the pastoral from source of escape of oppression to a part of that same oppression, and the riches of the female religious quest in Amore inamorato, et impazzato.
Estor di Pelegrini, veronexe, inamorato di madona Chamila di Chavigli, volendo da lei andare, chasca di una schala e morto riman a pie' di l'uso: la dona tramortise et volendosi apogiare chade giu di un pogio e preso di lui riman senca spirto.
An Iban love song takes up this theme when a young girl tries to persuade her inamorato that she had qualified for matchmaking by weaving a superb cloth:
After all, Peter scorned his sometime inamorato, David Orchard, and Belinda's act of treachery could be seen simply as proof that what goes around comes around.
These days my 60's-70's inamorato would undoubtedly be clinically diagnosed as someone coping with attention deficit disorder, functional dyslexia, and fetal alcohol syndrome.
He has settled in nicely in Dubai this year, running third to State Shinto at Nad Al Sheba at the end of January before proving three and a half lengths too strong for Inamorato there the following month.
Saeed Bin Suroor, represented by Thirsk maiden second Great Exhibition in the UAE Derby, runs both Firebreak and Inamorato in the Godolphin Mile, with Frankie Dettori more than happy to be on Firebreak.