| Share
 

Cupboard Love

Love from interested motives. The allusion is to the love of children to some indulgent person who gives them something nice from her cupboard.

“Cupboard love is seldom true.” —Poor Robin.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Cupboard Love from Infoplease:

  • cupboard love: meaning and definitions - cupboard love: Definition and Pronunciation
  • Cupboard Love - Cupboard Love Love from interested motives. The allusion is to the love of children to some ...
  • Trencher Knight - Trencher Knight A table knight, a suitor from cupboard love. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and ...
  • Manche - Manche (French). Aimer mieux la manche que le bras. Cupboard love. Manche is a slang word; a ...

Related Content