love nest

love nest
   a place in which a mistress is housed
   Where you keep your bird1:
    As a love-nest, the place had its points. (Chandler, 1943)

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  • love nest — love nests also love nest N COUNT: usu sing A love nest is a house or flat where two people who are having a love affair live or meet. [JOURNALISM] …   English dictionary

  • love nest — love ,nest noun count MAINLY JOURNALISM a house or apartment where two people go to be together, especially if they are having a secret LOVE AFFAIR …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • love nest — n [C usually singular] a place where two people who are having a romantic relationship live or meet each other used humorously …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • love nest — ► NOUN informal ▪ a secluded place where two lovers spend time together …   English terms dictionary

  • love-nest — «LUHV NEHST», noun. a place where lovers dwell or keep a tryst …   Useful english dictionary

  • love nest — noun : a dwelling of lovers; especially : a place where illicit lovers live or meet a sordid love nest on a back street Martha Gellhorn * * * love nest noun A place where lovers meet or live, esp when illicitly • • • Main Entry: ↑love * * * love… …   Useful english dictionary

  • love nest — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms love nest : singular love nest plural love nests mainly journalism a house or flat where two people go to be together, especially if they are having a secret love affair …   English dictionary

  • Love Nest — Infobox Film name = The Love Nest caption =film poster director = Joseph Newman producer = Jules Buck writer = I.A.L. Diamond Scott Corbett (book) starring = June Haver William Lundigan Marilyn Monroe Frank Fay Jack Paar cinematography = music =… …   Wikipedia

  • love nest — noun a) A residence, especially a condominium or cabin, where a couple (particularly a newly married couple) can enjoy each others company. 1797 1801, (translated) b) A room, especially a bedroom or boudoir, used for …   Wiktionary

  • love-nest — see love nest …   English dictionary

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