Definitions for romanticroʊˈmæn tɪk

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  1. romantic(noun)

    a soulful or amorous idealist

  2. romanticist, romantic(adj)

    an artist of the Romantic Movement or someone influenced by Romanticism

  3. romantic, romanticist, romanticistic(adj)

    belonging to or characteristic of Romanticism or the Romantic Movement in the arts

    "romantic poetry"

  4. amatory, amorous, romantic(adj)

    expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance

    "her amatory affairs"; "amorous glances"; "a romantic adventure"; "a romantic moonlight ride"

  5. quixotic, romantic, wild-eyed(adj)

    not sensible about practical matters; idealistic and unrealistic

    "as quixotic as a restoration of medieval knighthood"; "a romantic disregard for money"; "a wild-eyed dream of a world state"

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  1. romantic(Noun)

    A person with romantic character

  2. romantic(Noun)

    A person who is behaving romantically

    Oh, flowers! You're such a romantic.

  3. romantic(Adjective)

    Of a work of literature, a writer etc.: being like or having the characteristics of a romance, or poetic tale of a mythic or quasi-historical time; fantastic.

  4. romantic(Adjective)

    Fictitious, imaginary.

  5. romantic(Adjective)

    Fantastic, unrealistic (of an idea etc.); fanciful, sentimental, impractical (of a person).

    Mary sighed, knowing her ideals were far too romantic to work in reality.

  6. romantic(Adjective)

    Having the qualities of romance (in the sense of something appealing deeply to the imagination); invoking on a powerfully sentimental idea of life; evocative, atmospheric.

  7. romantic(Adjective)

    Pertaining to an idealised form of love (originally, as might be felt by the heroes of a romance); conducive to romance; loving, affectionate.

    Their kiss started casually, but it slowly turned romantic.

  8. Romantic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to Romance.

  9. Romantic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to Romanticism.

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  1. Romantic(adj)

    of or pertaining to romance; involving or resembling romance; hence, fanciful; marvelous; extravagant; unreal; as, a romantic tale; a romantic notion; a romantic undertaking

  2. Romantic(adj)

    entertaining ideas and expectations suited to a romance; as, a romantic person; a romantic mind

  3. Romantic(adj)

    of or pertaining to the style of the Christian and popular literature of the Middle Ages, as opposed to the classical antique; of the nature of, or appropriate to, that style; as, the romantic school of poets

  4. Romantic(adj)

    characterized by strangeness or variety; suggestive of adventure; suited to romance; wild; picturesque; -- applied to scenery; as, a romantic landscape

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  1. Romantic

    "Romantic" is a song recorded by Karyn White. It hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 on November 2, 1991, making it her biggest hit to date. "Romantic" was also Karyn White's fourth number one on the Hot Black Singles chart. She recorded it with her then-husband Terry Lewis and Jimmy Jam and it became a huge success, replacing Mariah Carey's "Emotions" on November 2, 1991.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'romantic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4342

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'romantic' in Adjectives Frequency: #593


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