love-in

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love-in

(lŭv′ĭn′)
n. Slang
A gathering to engender and promote love, as for the satisfaction of the participants or as a form of social activism.

love-in

n
a gathering at which people express feelings of love, friendship, or physical attraction towards each other

love′-in`



n.
a public gathering held as a demonstration of mutual love or in protest against inhumane policies.
[1965–70, Amer.]
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This kind of coachobsessed banter went on for a few minutes longer until one of the old lags from cricket broadcasting uttered the one sentence that ruins these kinds of love-ins, when he ventured the novel idea that the team's performance on the field was ultimately 'all about the players'
Dexter Whitehead is inspirational as Bernard, whose love-ins crash land when technology changes lead to his trio of fiancees turning up simultaneously at his apartment, with his timid best friend Robert (Rod Bissit) showing an unexpected side to his character.
Norton appears to have lost his way of late with a succession of luvvie love-ins, while Carr seems to be existing on guest list scraps.
Munster talisman O'Connell said no amount of love-ins will detract from the brutal task facing Joe Schmidt's Ireland side in the Aviva Stadium Test.
A first for the Newseum, the station will include whiffs of baby powder, to represent the 76 million-plus babies born between 1946 and 1964; fresh-cut grass, a reminder of the boomers' move to the suburbs; and incense, evoking the musky smell of rebellion, flower power and love-ins.
Tales of drunken dwarf love-ins and an "unholy assembly of pimps, hookers and gamblers" emerged from the Culver Hotel where they stayed during filming.
The scenes of mid-pitch love-ins between Hayden and Langer were legendary but the big Test opener last night said his batting combination with Ponting was to him just as special.
We love celebrity love-ins, and this one happened right before our eyes on the red carpet: Keys and effusive British TV chat show host Alan Carr found themselves on a corner of the red carpet together.
Instead, the longest-running chat show in the world will be back to what it does best, conducting live love-ins with celebrities on our dime.
The 1960s might have a reputation as the swinging decade of love-ins and long hair, but it was also a time of immense unrest and inequality which many worked to change at great personal risk.
West London football clubs could be the first to collapse under the weight of celebrity love-ins and that statue of Michael Jackson at Craven Cottage has set a dangerous precedent.
Their hook-filled, squeaky-clean folk rock harkens back to the days of love-ins and mescaline, to a time when pop music didn't suck.