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You won't really get a lot of the mainstream, lovey-dovey side because that wasn't a part of my life in the beginning.
Young Buck

Meaning of "lovey-dovey" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LOVEY-DOVEY

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LOVEY-DOVEY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lovey-Dovey is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES LOVEY-DOVEY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of lovey-dovey in the English dictionary

The definition of lovey-dovey in the dictionary is making an excessive or ostentatious display of affection.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LOVEY-DOVEY

lovelornness
lovely
lovemaker
lovemaking
lover
lover boy
lover´s knot
lovered
loverless
loverly
loveseat
lovesick
lovesickness
lovesome
lovestricken
lovestruck
lovevine
loveworthy
lovey
lovie

WORDS THAT END LIKE LOVEY-DOVEY

aerial survey
convey
covey
damage survey
Garvey
Geological Survey
Harvey
jarvey
lovey
opinion survey
Ordnance Survey
peavey
purvey
resurvey
sample survey
savey
slavey
structural survey
survey
wavey

Synonyms and antonyms of lovey-dovey in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «lovey-dovey» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LOVEY-DOVEY

Find out the translation of lovey-dovey to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of lovey-dovey from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «lovey-dovey» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

情意绵绵
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

acaramelados
570 millions of speakers

English

lovey-dovey
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

lovey-dovey
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

محبوب ، dovey
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

милого морковь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

melosos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Lovey-Dovey
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Lovey Dovey
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

dovey Lovey
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Eierkuchen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ラブラブの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

자기야 - 늦지 않고
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lovey-dovey
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lovey-Dovey
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காதல் பாசமாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लव-डूवे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

içli meşk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

piccioncini
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dovey lovey -
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

милого морква
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

lovey - dovey
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χαδάκια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

liefie- diefie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lovey - dovey
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lovey - dovey
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lovey-dovey

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LOVEY-DOVEY»

The term «lovey-dovey» is quite widely used and occupies the 49.031 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LOVEY-DOVEY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «lovey-dovey» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «lovey-dovey» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about lovey-dovey

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QUOTES WITH «LOVEY-DOVEY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word lovey-dovey.
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Young Buck
You won't really get a lot of the mainstream, lovey-dovey side because that wasn't a part of my life in the beginning.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LOVEY-DOVEY»

Discover the use of lovey-dovey in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lovey-dovey and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Lovey dovey
Different babies are shown in this colorfully illustrated board book.
Mary Engelbreit, 2002
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Amelia's Itchy-Twitchy, Lovey-Dovey Summer at Camp Mosquito
Despite the discomforts of biting bugs, hard mattresses, and exhausting hikes, Amelia enjoys sleepaway camp with her best friend Carly until they both develop crushes on the same boy.
Marissa Moss, 2008
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Lovey Dovey and the Makeover Mistake
Lovey Dovey, Shellabellareena, and Power Meower face a major CAT...astrophy as they team up to create what they think will be a fashionable makeover.
Connie Mosesson, 2008
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How to Speak Fluent Lovey Dovey in 11 Languages in 24 Hours
The author of How to Be Happy, Dammit presents thematically arranged endearment terms from around the world that include pronunciation guidelines and a whimsical list of affectionate prefixes and suffixes for creating personalized terms.
‎2003
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Billboard
Lovey Dovey, Clovers, Atl. You'U Never Walk Alone R. Hamilton, Epi. Just Make Love to Me, M. Waters. Chs. I Understand Just How You Feel Four Tunes, Jub. Little Mama, Clovers, Atl. I Feel So Bad, C. Willis, Oke. Story of My Life, Guitar Slim, ...
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Billboard
THINGS THAT I USED TO DO— Guitar Slim 1 Well I Done Got Over— Specialty 482— BM1 3. I DIDN'T WANT TO DO IT— Spiders 3 You're the One — Imperial 5265 — BMI 4. LOVEY DOVEY— Clovers 6 Little Mama— Atlantic 1022— BMI 5.
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LOVEY DOVEY— Clovers 4 3 Little Mama— Atlantic 1022— BMI 4. I DIDN'T WANT TO DO IT— Spiders..'. 3 7 You're the One— Imperial 5265— BMI 5. SUCH A NIGHT— C. McPhatter 5 4 Lucille— Atlantic 1019— BMI 6. YOU'RE STILL MY ...
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Cooked Chickens Falling from the Sky: And Other Illustrated ...
What would the people have said if they had seen Mister Tree and Billie running down the street together? They might have said things like this: “I do declare, lovey-dovey, thatI have had too many beers today” “I need to get my vision checked.
Darrin Atkins, 2002
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Billboard
LITTLE MAMA— Clovers 9 15 Lovey Dovey— Atlantic 1022— BMI 9 Most Played in Juke Boxes For survey week ending June 23 RECORDS are ranked in order of the greatest number of plays nationally in hike boxes. Results are based on ...
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Billboard
YOU'LL NEVER WALK ALONE— R. Hamilton 2 15 I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Cry — Epic 9015 — BMI 3. SHAKE. RATTLE AND ROLL— J. Turner 4 4 i .-'I Know I Love You— Atlantic 1026— BMI 4. LOVEY DOVEY— Clovers 3 11 Little ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LOVEY-DOVEY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lovey-dovey is used in the context of the following news items.
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Nicole Kidman in a Rare, Down-to-Earth Interview, on Her Next …
“Look at Nicole and Keith being lovey-dovey at CMTs,” read a recent headline on USAToday.com. Kidman doesn't disguise her affection. «Vogue.com, Jul 15»
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Episodes 1-3 - Durarara!! ×2 The Second Arc - Anime News Network
After one too many damning reports of lovey-dovey behavior from the Orihara twins, Namie decides that since she brought Mika into this world, ... «Anime News Network, Jul 15»
3
De Blasio vs. Uber; Broadway audience faux pas - Capital New York
It's not really a personal, lovey-dovey relationship. It's a professional relationship,” Cuomo told reporters on Friday in Breezy Point, Queens. «Capital New York, Jul 15»
4
Is Porsha Williams' New NFL Boo A Bad Choice?! – HipHollywood
... makes us questions … is this new relationship for real or just for da 'Gram? Take a look at some of their lovey-dovey pics in the gallery below. «HipHollywood.com, Jul 15»
5
Nollywood Couple, Olu Jacobs & Joke Silva Cover July Edition Of …
This couple who are still very much in love were all lovey-dovey as they took the Photo shoots for the Mag. Joke even said, “It's been a long ... «Entertainment Express, Jul 15»
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Liz Kendall hits out at Mail on Sunday over question about her weight
Arrange a lovey-dovey interview with the DM and pour out your personal life to win over the right wing, then complain about the questions they ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
7
Jade is a BB bedhopper: Danny slams flirty housemate - Daily Star
NOW they've left the house the Big Brother bunch are all lovey-dovey but Danny Wisker still isn't in the mood for apologising. By Alison ... «Daily Star, Jul 15»
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Bill Hader and Judd Apatow impressed with LeBron's improv skills …
Things get a little too lovey-dovey at the end – Apatow tends toward that direction as a general thing. She also drinks too much, smokes pot and ... «Celebrity Cafe - Entertainment News, Jul 15»
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Miley Cyrus And Girlfriend Stella Maxwell Put Their Mouths On One …
The two also got lovey-dovey when Miley started feeding the object of affection during the Fantasmic Spectacular program. Daily News detailed ... «Jobs & Hire, Jul 15»
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Andrew Cuomo: My Relationship With Bill de Blasio Is Not 'Lovey
It's not really a personal, lovey-dovey relationship. It's a professional relationship,” Mr. Cuomo said. “I know the man 30 years, I've worked with ... «New York Observer, Jul 15»

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