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I love art, but not in a cliched, luvvie way.
Imogen Poots

Meaning of "luvvie" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD LUVVIE

From lovey.
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PRONUNCIATION OF LUVVIE

luvvie  [ˈlʌvɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LUVVIE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Luvvie is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LUVVIE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of luvvie in the English dictionary

The definition of luvvie in the dictionary is a person who is involved in the acting profession or the theatre, esp one with a tendency to affectation.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LUVVIE


covey
ˈkʌvɪ
lovey
ˈlʌvɪ
lovie
ˈlʌvɪ
luvvy
ˈlʌvɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LUVVIE

luting
luting paste
lutist
lutite
Luton
Luton Hoo
Lutyens
lutz
LUV
luvvies
luvvy
lux
Lux.
luxate
luxation
luxe
Luxembourg
Luxembourger
Luxemburg
luxmeter

WORDS THAT END LIKE LUVVIE

action movie
Argovie
B-movie
buddy movie
cavie
c´est la vie
clavie
cult movie
disaster movie
eau de vie
garvie
home movie
mavie
movie
revie
road movie
slasher movie
Thurgovie
TV movie
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Synonyms and antonyms of luvvie in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «luvvie» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LUVVIE

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

Translator English - Chinese

luvvie
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

luvvie
570 millions of speakers

English

luvvie
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

luvvie
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

luvvie
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

luvvie
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

luvvie
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

luvvie
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

luvvie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Luvvie
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

luvvie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

luvvie
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

luvvie
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Luvvie
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

luvvie
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

luvvie
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लुव्हिवी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

luvvie
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Luvvie
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

luvvie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

luvvie
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

luvvie
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

luvvie
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

luvvie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

luvvie
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

luvvie
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of luvvie

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LUVVIE»

The term «luvvie» is normally little used and occupies the 118.286 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LUVVIE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «luvvie» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «luvvie» 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 luvvie

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2 QUOTES WITH «LUVVIE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word luvvie.
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Steve McFadden
If you're a kid at a secondary comprehensive in North London as I was in the seventies, prancing around doing acting and being a luvvie wasn't really a good idea for your personal security.
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Imogen Poots
I love art, but not in a cliched, luvvie way.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LUVVIE»

Discover the use of luvvie in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to luvvie and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Go the Fuck to Sleep
The #1 New York Times best-seller for parents who live in the real world.
Ricardo Cortes, 2011
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The Girl from Kosovo
The most-trusted cabbies in the world. She slid open the door and climbed in next to the driver, who smiled and leaned over to heft her little suitcase into the space behind. 'Where to, luvvie?' Lena thought. 'You can help me?' she asked.
Graham Whittaker, 2013
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The Man in The Rubber Mask: The inside smegging story of Red ...
During lunch break,Craigand Chris would join us andwe devised thisthingcalleda luvvie ometer, which would sound when we spotted a major league 'luvvie' enteringthe room. Luvviedom is a very specific complaint that it is horrifyingly easy to ...
Robert Llewellyn, 2013
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Adrian and Gabriel
'Come on, luvvie,' Sandra invited him, 'come on, luvvie.' He danced a little at the door running up and down on the spot giggling and dancing before he ran to Sandra. 'Come on, luvvie, come to Sandra.' Michael didn't want her to pick him up .
Joe Jeney, 2009
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Good Luck, Jenny Bourke:
'Everything alright, luvvie,' said Jack who periodically popped out to see if Jenny was coping. His timing was always hopeless. She took the four coats and rested them over her arm while gesturing towards the bar. 'My name is Luvvie, and I'll ...
Hels Cahill, 2012
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The Language of Mediums and Psychics: The Social ...
(7.8) (Misc:8/F:F) M: There's more of you she's telling me ' hh have you got any other fam- is there- have you got brothers and sisters luvvie, 'hh is there four of you please, (0.7) S: ( ) = M: =more of yuh (0.3) 'hh it's alright she's still counting ' em ...
Robin Wooffitt, 2006
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Ask Me if I'm Happy: An Actor's Life
James Villiers has leftthe world ofacting witha strange legacy:the expression and theword 'luvvie'. James always,from 1955, when Ifirst met him, called everyone ' lovey', andhe was famous in the profession for using the expressionand when ...
Peter Bowles, 2010
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The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and ...
A variant spelling; also used for reasons of alphabetic economy in text messaging UK, 1898 luvvie; luvvy; luvvie-darling noun 1 an actor of either sex, especially one given to public extravagance or theatrical gesture; an actor who is considered ...
Terry Victor, Tom Dalzell, 2007
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Pick Your Own Strawberries
It was nothing short of hate- ful and was in fact the culmination of all the contempt Frank had felt for the old luvvie over the years, up to and including his cowardly withdrawal from the mass suicide, which now lay in ruins, it seemed, something ...
John Martin Somers, 2010
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Through a glass, darkly
“What's it say on your ticket luvvie?” “Oh... er... Prague” “My... Prague... and what a glorious town to be sure. Oh wouldn't it be so nice if we could go there just this once? That makes two for Prague!” She called to someone over her shoulder.
Dickie Twort, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LUVVIE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term luvvie is used in the context of the following news items.
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The BBC is backing a loser with its trashy free advertising - Daily Mirror
As the BBC and Tory party continue to scratch each other's eyes out in public, one particular question keeps on wafting back like a luvvie at a ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
LA Times' first Black Twitter story slammed by Black Twitter
@dexdigi, that was a fail,” Twitter user Awesomely Luvvieposted. “Is this an episode of Blackish? Cuz @dexdigi sounds like he got lost in ... «Boston.com, Jul 15»
3
Why Black Twitter Is Bigger Than Any One Story | Rolling Stone
As a black woman, I follow black women influencers whose handles would be named on any Black Twitter list: people like Luvvie, Brokey ... «RollingStone.com, Jul 15»
4
James Ashton: Dismantling the BBC would weaken our global …
Don't mistake this as a luvvie plea to preserve the BBC just as it is. There are things the corporation does fundamentally wrong, such as ... «Evening Standard, Jul 15»
5
Michael Coveney: Comedians playing it straight on stage
It's curious how the serious business of acting has become tangled with notions of repellent "luvvie-dom" as if acting is a closed shop, a magic ... «WhatsOnStage.com, Jul 15»
6
Ex-MIT prof jailed for 'making experimental film' about bank robbery …
The former lecturer in art has been in detention in New York since being arrested in January and has attracted luvvie supporters across the ... «The Register, Jul 15»
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A fortnight of outdoor entertainment at The Tuckwell Ampitheatre in …
... Stranded devised by Cheltenham Youth Theatre and Robert Scott's one act Play All by Myself presented by luvvie locals Nonumbum Theatre Company. «Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard, Jul 15»
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Ithaca theater group 'Homecoming Players' to perform Quartet
This is a play that will have a real magnetic draw for theatrical fandom and luvvie lovers.” ~Daily Info, Oxford. “an unashamed — no, shameless ... «The Ithaca Voice, Jul 15»
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Orson Welles and Laurence Olivier Bicker In Backstage Bust-Up
... vampish but vulnerable Leigh like the mentally unstable Blanche DuBois, her greatest role, in a show that is not much more than a luvvie fest. «Londonist, Jul 15»
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Labour's Harriet Harman clams up over her £5k bonus says BLACK …
Simply Red's Mick Hucknall used to be one of Labour's most devout 'luvvie' supporters but he has finally lost the faith. Hucknall let rip at ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Luvvie [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/luvvie>. Jul 2021 ».
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