a child born out of wedlock.
(euphemistic) an illegitimate child; bastard
“child born out of wedlock,” 1805, from love (n.) + child. Earlier was love brat (17c.).
- Love conquers all
Love overcomes all obstacles. This saying is found in the works of the ancient Roman poet Virgil.
[luhv-kraft, -krahft] /ˈlʌvˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft/ noun 1. H(oward) P(hillips) 1890–1937, U.S. horror-story writer.
[luhvd] /lʌvd/ adjective 1. held in deep affection; cherished: loved companions; much-loved friends. [luhv] /lʌv/ noun 1. a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person. 2. a feeling of warm personal attachment or deep affection, as for a parent, child, or friend. 3. sexual passion or desire. 4. a person toward whom love is felt; […]
noun 1. a close or cherished relation: to mourn the loss of our loved ones.