Pronunciation: (luv'ur),[key] —n. 1. a person who is in love with another.
2. a person who has a sexual or romantic relationship with another.
3. a person with whom one conducts an extramarital sexual affair.
4. a person who has a strong enjoyment or liking for something, as specified: a lover of music. 5. a person who loves, esp. a person who has or shows a warm and general affectionate regard for others: a lover of mankind.
Pronunciation: (luv'ur),[key] —n. Samuel, 1797–1868, Irish novelist, painter, and songwriter.