Definition of 'besotted'
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We are completely besotted and in love. The Sun (2016)I was eight years old, totally besotted with football. The Sun (2016)They are absolutely besotted by each other. The Sun (2015)The couple seemed besotted with one another. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He is clearly besotted and treats her like a princess. The Sun (2016)And he was absolutely besotted with her. THE LAST PARTY: Britpop, Blair and the demise of English rock (2003)She seems to be besotted with him. The Sun (2010)He seems quite besotted and the feeling is mutual. The Sun (2015)He seems less besotted with his location than his uncle. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Smart turned out to be a very large and very friendly hairy headache whose owners were absolutely besotted with him. Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990)Her need for a herd of besotted admirers was matched by her desire to have her love life known and envied. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She was completely besotted with him. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He admits to being completely besotted. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The romantic pay-off is that her lover becomes besotted in return. Words Of Love: Passionate Women from Heloise to Sylvia Plath (2006)He plays with the idea of being a besotted admirer, pining. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He'd tell a besotted admirer his shoulders were tense and needed a massage. The Sun (2010)They're completely besotted with each other. The Sun (2015)I am utterly and completely besotted by opera. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was all very sweet, but to keep her army of besotted admirers she needs to write a few more decent songs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She transforms herself in a breath into friends, lovers, the besotted uncle. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She's clearly still besotted by her husband after 10 years of marriage. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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