n. 1 That state of feeling with regard to a person which manifests itself in concern for the person’s welfare, pleasure in his or her presence, and often also the desire for his approval; strong emotional attachment. 2. That feeling of attachment which is based on sexual qualities. 3. The personification of sexual affection, usu. Masculine and more less identified with eros, amor or Cuid of classic mythology. 4. A beloved person; esp. one’s sweetheart. 7. Amorous sexual activity, sexual intercourse. Now Chiefly in make love, lovemaking. 8. A game of chance, 9. In various games, esp. tennis, badminton etc no score,nil, nothing.