• (British) IPA: /əˈmʊə/, /əˈmɔː/
  • (America) IPA: [ɑ.mɔɹ]


  1. (obsolete) Love, affection.
  2. Courtship; flirtation.
    • 1926, F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Penguin 2000, p. 75:
      Perhaps Daisy never went in for amour at all – and yet there's something in that voice of hers….
  3. A love affair.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling. In Six Volumes, volume (please specify ), London: Printed by A[ndrew] Millar, […], OCLC 928184292 ↗:
      Jones had mentioned the fact of his amour, and of his being the rival of Blifil, but had cautiously concealed the name of the young lady.
  4. A lover.
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