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[as modifier] Used to denote an idealized romantic situation of the kind associated with the fiction published by Mills & Boon Limited.‘the Mills and Boon tall, dark stranger’
mawkish, over-sentimental, overemotional, cloying, sickly, saccharine, sugary, sugar-coated, syrupyView synonyms
- ‘The location of the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic could have been a Mills and Boon setting except for the paddle related efforts and pain.’
- ‘That was a shoddy Mills and Boon love story set on a real tragic event.’
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