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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).]
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(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]
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(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]
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a male lover or a man who is loved.
See also: Love
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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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And there was no chemistry between her and her new inamorato, Bacchus (Roger Honeywell).
Her emotional propulsion is as great as his, and described in parallel terms: if he is "fieramente inamorato" (4.8.14) she is "fieramente [...] adirata" (4.8.13) at his stubborn resistance to her plan for his social advancement.
Facing the untaught Orlando, who must be schooled in the elegancies fitting a true inamorato, 'Ganymede' explains why he can easily play Rosalind: 'boys and women are cattle of this colour' (3.3.370).
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The poetry of Mircea Butcovan illustrates well aspects of this paradoxical dialectic, negotiating in Allunaggio di un immigrato inamorato (The Moon Landing of an Immigrant in Love; 2006) the uncertain spaces between movement and rest, boundary-crossing and imaginary homelands.
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