From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishLove, CourtneyCourtney LoveLove, Court‧ney /ˈkɔːtni $ -ɔːr-/(1964–) a US singer, songwriter, and actress. In the 1990s, she was in the rock group Hole, which was known for having a loud, angrystyle. She is also famous for having been married to Kurt Cobain. She has appeared in several films, including The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996). Her birthname is Courtney Michelle Harrison.