- (intransitive, informal) To demonstrate affection (on somebody).
2009, L. Lee Cowan, Except for All the Snakes, I Just Love It Out Here, ISBN 1608443612, page 122:
- Two or three times a day, I bundle up, put on my boots, go out the front door, sit in Greigg's glider and love up on Cork a bit — he's never far from the door.
2013, Stephanie Perry Moore, Wearing My Halo Tilted, ISBN 075829140X:
- And I had spent so much great time loving up on my kids.
- (transitive, informal) To demonstrate affection for; treat in a loving way.
2010, Lavonne Ellis & David Crandall, Customer Love, page 57:
- Don't just help people, don't just love up your customers, do it in a way that is consistent with your desired position in your community.
- (transitive, informal) To accept; to love wholeheartedly. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
2013, Kathy Freston, The Lean, ISBN 1602861986, page 111:
- Look back at the list several times today, and then a few times a day in the following days, so that you are checking in regularly and loving up your shadow.
- (transitive, informal) To make love to.
- 2009, Arlene Gorey, My Spanking Diary - Page 28
- I was just in my pajamas and slippers, and I blushed because she was looking at me. Then she whispered, "Take off your jammies, and love me up good, Arlene. Please, I want you to."