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Meaning: a couple, a pair of lovers

For example:

  • I didn't realise Tom and Judy were an item until I saw them holding hands as they walked.

  • Did you know that Hiroko and Akira were an item? I didn't even know they were gay!

Quick Quiz:

If Stuart and Denise are an item, they are
  1. friends
  2. lovers
  3. business partners

Discuss: item

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