lovey-dovey

lov·ey-dov·ey

 (lŭv′ē-dŭv′ē)
adj. Informal
Expressing affection in an extravagantly sentimental way; mushy.
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lovey-dovey

adj
informal making an excessive or ostentatious display of affection
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love•y-dove•y

(ˈlʌv iˈdʌv i)

adj.
amorously affectionate.
[1810–20]
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Translations

lovey-dovey

[ˌlʌvɪˈdʌvɪ] ADJtierno, sentimental
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

lovey-dovey

adj (inf)turtelig, wie die Turteltauben; to be all lovey-doveyvöllig vernarrt ineinander sein (inf); lovey-dovey couple(schmusendes) Liebespaar
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lovey-dovey

[ˈlʌvɪˈdʌvɪ] adj (fam) → melenso/a
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