Definition of Mills & Boon in English:

Mills & Boon

(also Mills and Boon)

noun

  • 1A trademark for: a (type of) popular romantic novel published by Mills & Boon Limited.

  • 2Allusive. A person or situation reminiscent of the type of fiction published by Mills & Boon Limited, especially in its light, romantic manner or style.

adjective

  • Allusive. Denoting idealized and sentimental romantic situations of a kind associated with the fiction published by Mills & Boon Limited.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Dundee Courier. From the names of Gerald Mills and Charles Boon, who together founded the publishing house Mills & Boon Limited in 1908.

Pronunciation

Mills & Boon

/ˌmɪlz (ə)n(d) ˈbuːn/