lovers' lane


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lovers' lane

The generic name for a place, often one with a scenic view, that teenagers and young adults go to kiss and potentially engage in other sexual activity, typically in a car. If a boy takes you to lovers' lane, it's not because he wants to talk about the weather, OK? Oh my goodness, Ned, I think we found lovers' lane—look at all the kids making out in their cars!
See also: lane

lovers' lane

A secluded road or area sought out by lovers seeking privacy. For example, The police loved to embarrass youngsters parked in lovers' lane. [Late 1800s]
See also: lane
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To commemorate their love for each other, the resident artist at the Fihi Art Lounge will customise a red heart for guests, that can then be added to the resort's picturesque Lovers' Lane, a lush pathway through the jungle, decorated with hearts hung by romantic guests from all across the world.
a lovers' lane famous as the longest couch on Earth.
The silence in the darkness of Lovers' Lane where he had held her in his arms.
But that old lovers' lane favourite - the backseat of a car - is losing its lust-re.
THE beauty spots of Northumberland might make some want to sleep under the stars - and others seek a lovers' lane.
We welcome any alerts to establish where the path appears unsafe and we will investigate the concerns raised in relation to the riverside footpath at True Lovers' Lane.
No one in their right mind should be going up there at that time of night and I remember we joked as if it was someone looking for lovers' lane or something.
THE gruesome killing of a friendly shopkeeper found in a shallow woodland grave on Lovers' Lane sounds like a storyline from the quaint rural detective drama Midsomer Murders.
Miss Hall, from Darlington, had been strangled and left near a known lovers' lane.
A month later, he strangled childcare student Ashleigh and dumped her near a lovers' lane.
Miss Hall, from Darlington, was strangled and left near a known lovers' lane.
RESIDENTS have won a battle to restore the name of their local lovers' lane to .
But now for the first time Sabrina - depressed and trau-matised - has revealed how the lovers' lane ordeal has left her mentally scarred forever.
In the opening "Bench Seat," for example, a teenage couple are parked on a lovers' lane engaged in adolescent discussion of their relationship.
Police are re-opening the case of Patricia Parsons, 42, who was found slumped in her white VW Golf cabriolet in a lovers' lane near Epping Forest, Essex, in June 1990.