Translation of luvvie in Spanish:


actor extravagantemente histriónico, n.


Pronunciation /ˈləvi//ˈlʌvi/

nounPlural luvvies


  • 1humorous

    actor extravagantemente histriónico
    • When you consider he works in an industry known for its excess of pretentious luvvies and supercilious fashion junkies, his down-to-earth nature is surprising.
    • Bath is a magnet for celebrities, literary sorts and luvvies.
    • Other sports must envy the social mix that pétanque attracts, because the game lures people from all walks of life, not just luvvies.
    • If you're a fan of the theatre, don't mind luvvies being luvvies and enjoy an elongated version of a Sunday night period melodrama, with an abundance of tomfoolery, then this should tickle your fancy.
    • As it's near the theatre, luvvies tend to pack in around performances - which sometimes spill into the bar!
    • As might be expected in the age of New Labour, the image of the 21 st-century Dome as a citadel of shampoo and long legs has its attractions for luvvies and policymakers.
    • Yes indeed, the 2003 Tony's (US Theatre awards) were a wall-to-wall luvvy luv-fest.
    • But I suspect he is just a luvvy, like everyone else.
    • That's the message from the arts world, and Downing Street must judge whether it's just a few jumpy luvvies or the revealing response of people whose job is to anticipate and satisfy the public's mood.
    • Of course, the on-stage luvvies and their well-heeled fans who populate the grand city centre theatres won't be going near the place.
    • We went to Joe Allen for dinner (theatre luvvies hangout) and then to Drury Lane to see The Producers.
    • But I do find the above poem to be quite appropriate, being a bit of a theatre luvvie, temperamental writer and general drama queen myself.
    • The luvvies hate me but now people are beginning to see that perhaps I had a point.
    • He whispers the word ‘artist’ almost shamefully, with the accent of a theatrical luvvie.
    • Bertie was instead to be found living it up with the luvvies at a book bash in the Guinness Storehouse Gravity Bar.
    • Great to see he stayed close to his roots and didn't make the transition to Chelsea to hobnob with the celebrities, luvvies and Tory adulterers.
    • It's hard to imagine anybody less like a media luvvie than Burt, though a series of dramas worthy of television has led Burt to one of the toughest jobs in British broadcasting.
    • A university drama department full of luvvies was hardly a challenging environment, and neither is the BBC (God bless Auntie, and all who sail in her).
    • Were he to live in Islington and write about metropolitan media luvvies, Greig would be a literary superstar.
  • 2informal

    (as form of address)
    • ` Right, luvvie, I'm going to be working till nine.
    • I think I need to go and read some poetry, and reassure myself that I am an artist, luvvie.
    • I have quite enough for now, luvvy.
    • You get the feeling she might call you luvvie at any time.
    • "Ok, luvvie," said an English nurse, "this evening it will be Mark, Chapter Two."
    • So, you're Australian then, luvvie?
    • "Simon, luvvie," he says in a gentle and most understanding voice, "don't worry, we've got all day to do this; it doesn't matter how many takes we need."
    • Don't frown at the milk like that, luvvie, you'll sour it.