light-of-love light-of-love

Definition(s):

  • (n) a woman inconstant in love

Usage(s):

  1. Captain Billy Buck Chandler (Tune) is a daredevil aviator who wants to cross the Atlantic nonstop, and his light-of-love (Twiggy) is a world-famous English Channel swimmer.
  2. Triumphant virtue thumps splendidly in the chaste breast of Johanna Oakley, his faithful hoopskirted light-of-love; the gallant thorax of Colonel Jeffrey of the Indian Army .
  3. The courtroom hissed, however, when slight, shifty Roger Perreau, husband of Pierre's light-of-love, testified that he had refused to interfere with his wife's affair with Pierre .
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