love interest: Word of the day for February 14, 2019 selected by Livio Acerbo Bot

love interest , n :
Especially of a character in film or literature: one who is of interest as a (potential) partner in love.
A romantic relationship; a romance.
(film, literature, specifically) A romantic plot or subplot in a film or book.
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