an old flame

An old flame
An old flame is a person that somebody has had an emotional, usually passionate, relationship with, who is still looked on fondly and with affection.

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  • Old Flame — may refer to: TV Old Flame , an episode of the TV series 8 Simple Rules Old Flame (Dexter s Laboratory episode), an episode of Dexter s Laboratory An Old Flame , an episode of Upstairs, Downstairs Music Old Flame (song), a country song by Alabama …   Wikipedia

  • old flame — UK US noun [countable] [singular old flame plural old flames] someone who you had a romantic relationship with in the past Thesaurus: man or woman someone is having a relationship withsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Old Flame (song) — Old Flame Single by Alabama from the album Feels So Right B side I m Stoned Released January 23, 1981 (U.S.) …   Wikipedia

  • Old Flame (Juice Newton song) — Old Flame Single by Juice Newton from the album Old Flame Released 1986 Genre Country Length 3:01 …   Wikipedia

  • old flame — old flames N COUNT An old flame is someone with whom you once had a romantic relationship. Sue was seen dating an old flame... Julia Samuel was one of Prince Andrew s old flames …   English dictionary

  • Old Flame (Dexter's Laboratory episode) — Old Flame is an episode of the Cartoon Network original series Dexter s Laboratory, from season 2; originally airing February 25, 1998 on Cartoon Network. In the story, Dexter transports the caveman who first discovered fire, from the past. Plot… …   Wikipedia

  • old flame — noun count someone you had a romantic relationship with in the past: I located an old flame on the Internet …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • old flame — ► old flame informal a former lover. Main Entry: ↑flame …   English terms dictionary

  • old flame — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms old flame : singular old flame plural old flames someone who you had a romantic relationship with in the past …   English dictionary

  • old flame — n. a former sweetheart or lover. □ Mary’s old flame, Tom, will be at the party. □ It is best to forget an old flame …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • old flame — a former lover, an old sweetheart    In Toronto, I met an old flame. We were lovers many years ago …   English idioms

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