cupboard love


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cupboard love

Love that is ultimately motivated by greed. Ever since I won the lottery, I worry that any woman who expresses a romantic interest in me will just be a case of cupboard love.
See also: cupboard, love

cupboard love

BRITISH
You use cupboard love to mean the insincere affection that children or animals show to someone who they think will give them what they want. My kids give me such a lovely welcome when they see me, I don't care if it is cupboard love. Note: The idea here is that cupboards often contain food or something else that a child or animal might want to have.
See also: cupboard, love
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