What is an affair?

What is an affair? Here are some definitions.

  1. (often in the plural) That which is done or is to be done; matter; concern; business of any kind, commercial, professional, or public.
  2. Any proceeding or action which it is wished to refer to or characterize vaguely.
  3. (military) An action or engagement not of sufficient magnitude to be called a battle.
  4. A material object (vaguely designated).
  5. An adulterous relationship (from affaire de cœur).
  6. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) A person with whom someone has an adulterous relationship.
  7. A party or social gathering, especially of a formal nature.
  8. (slang, now rare) The (male or female) genitals.
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