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love·bird

 (lŭv′bûrd′)
n.
1. Any of various small African parrots of the genus Agapornis, often kept as cage birds and noted for the apparent affection between mates.
2. lovebirds Informal A couple who are openly affectionate or demonstrative with each other, especially in public.
Translations

lovebirds

[ˈlʌvbɜːrdz] npl (= lovers) → tourtereaux mpllove bite lovebite [ˈlʌvbaɪt] nsuçon mlove child n (old-fashioned)enfant m/f illégitime, enfant m/f naturel(le)loved ones nplproches mpllove handles nplpoignées fpl d'amour love-hate relationship nrelation f amour-haine
they have a love-hate relationship → ils s'aiment et se détestent à la fois
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Make sure you spend time with your lovebirds, as they love to spend at least an hour a day with their humans.
Neither bird ever said anything back, lovebirds rarely do.
THINGS look promising for lovebirds Bart and Sinead when they find accommodation at a seaside B&B, but the reality of their situation quickly catches up with them.
Rather than be separated, the lovebirds fled together in 2000 and settled in Hazaribagh town.
They condemned the fancy among the youngsters to celebrate Valentine's Day by declaring they would hound the lovebirds and similar courting couples and discourage them from aping the West.
Lovebirds Stefan and Beth Davies, a Durham University researcher, feared for their lives after becoming stuck up Ben Nevis.
CELEBRITY Big Brother lovebirds Chantelle and Preston have split after 10 months of marriage.
It was mocked ruthlessly in ``Sleepless in Seattle,'' but I defy anyone with two X chromosomes not to cry at the end when the two lovebirds overcome the usual obstacles of stupid misunderstandings and terrible accidents for their love to prevail.
For example, some of the most common birds--like the parakeets, lovebirds, and cockatiels that anyone can get at their local pet store--are some of the gayest birds I know.
And, at pounds 2 a day, lovebirds can make a saving of 90p on the price of two single chairs.
Hammer depicts a man who spends hours at Iris rooftop aviary with a collection of doves, canaries, finches, and lovebirds, cleaning their cages, clipping their wings, and even singing to them.