love child


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love child

n. Derogatory
A child born of parents who are not married to each other.
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love child

n
euphemistic an illegitimate child; bastard
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love′ child`


n.
a child born out of wedlock.
[1795–1805]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.love child - the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parentslove child - the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
offspring, progeny, issue - the immediate descendants of a person; "she was the mother of many offspring"; "he died without issue"
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Translations

love child

n (euph) → figlio/a dell'amore
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