[in-am-uh-rah-tuh, in-am-] /ɪnˌæm əˈrɑ tə, ˌɪn æm-/
noun, plural inamoratas.
a woman who loves or is loved; female sweetheart or lover.
noun (pl) -tas
a woman with whom one is in love; a female lover
“female lover,” 1650s, from Italian innamorata, fem. of innamorato, past participle of innamorare “to fall in love,” from in “in” + amore “love” (see Amy).
[in-am-uh-rah-toh, in-am-] /ɪnˌæm əˈrɑ toʊ, ˌɪn æm-/ noun, plural inamoratos. 1. a man who loves or is loved; male sweetheart or lover. /ɪnˌæməˈrɑːtəʊ; ˌɪnæmə-/ noun (pl) -tos, -ti (-ti) 1. a man with whom one is in love; a male lover n. 1892, masc. of inamorata (q.v.).
[in-uh nd-in, -uh n-] /ˈɪn əndˈɪn, -ən-/ adverb 1. repeatedly within the same family, strain, etc.: to breed stock in-and-in. adjective 1. (of breeding) carried out repeatedly among closely related individuals of the same species to eliminate or intensify certain characteristics
[in-uh nd-out, -uh n-] /ˈɪn əndˈaʊt, -ən-/ adjective 1. in or participating in a particular job, investment, etc., for a short time and then out, especially after realizing a quick profit. noun 2. Manège. an obstacle consisting of two fences placed too far apart to be cleared in one jump and too close together to […]
- In-and-out bond
noun, Masonry. 1. a stonework or brickwork bond having headers and stretchers alternating vertically.