The person in whom one spends a disproportionate amount of time thinking about. The L word is contextual only.
Karen's new love interest is Matthew, but she doesn't like, love him or anything...
by Cazza748 January 15, 2009
someone a person may have affection for, but not necessarily LOVE them!
Terry has taken a shine to Shelia, they kiss, but Terry then takes Izzy on a date. They are both his 'love interests'.
by main.character July 04, 2010
Two people, usually at young ages, who test each other with romantic advances and have sexual feelings for each other, but don't actually commit to each other.
I was your love interest, and it was interesting.
by Enrique Wilson February 28, 2015