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be an item
To be a romantic couple. I thought Luke and Andrea broke up—is it true that they're an item again?
be an itemINFORMAL
If two people are an item, they are having a romantic or sexual relationship. She and Gino were an item.
be an item(of a couple) be involved in an established romantic or sexual relationship. informal
1997 Independent ‘It is fair to say they are an item but they are not engaged,’ said one of Mr Brown's closest confidantes.