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
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