What does romantic mean?

Definitions for romantic
roʊˈmæn tɪkro·man·tic

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word romantic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. romanticnoun

    a soulful or amorous idealist

  2. romanticist, romanticadjective

    an artist of the Romantic Movement or someone influenced by Romanticism

  3. romantic, romanticist, romanticisticadjective

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

    "romantic poetry"

  4. amatory, amorous, romanticadjective

    expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance

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

  5. quixotic, romantic, wild-eyedadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. romanticnoun

    A person with romantic character

  2. romanticnoun

    A person who is behaving romantically

    Oh, flowers! You're such a romantic.

  3. romanticadjective

    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. romanticadjective

    Fictitious, imaginary.

  5. romanticadjective

    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. romanticadjective

    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. romanticadjective

    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. Romanticadjective

    Of or pertaining to Romance.

  9. Romanticadjective

    Of or pertaining to Romanticism.

Wikipedia

  1. Romantic

    Romantic is a song by American singer Karyn White from her second studio album Ritual of Love (1991). It hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 on November 2, 1991, making it her biggest hit to date. "Romantic" was also White's fourth number one on the Hot Black Singles chart.

ChatGPT

  1. romantic

    Romantic refers to something characterized by, expressing or suggestive of feelings of love, passion, and desire. It may relate to the romantic period in literature and arts. It can denote an idealized and unrealistic view of life, characterized by a tendency towards sentimentality and nostalgic indulgence. Furthermore, it can also describe a person who is characterized by their inclination towards acts of love and affection and the propensity to express their feelings in a sentimental or fanciful way.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Romanticadjective

    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. Romanticadjective

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

  3. Romanticadjective

    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. Romanticadjective

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

Wikidata

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Romantic

    rō-man′tik, adj. pertaining to or resembling romance: fictitious: extravagant, wild: fantastic: sentimental: imaginative.—adv. Roman′tically.—ns. Roman′ticism, the revolt from the severity, pedanticism, and commonplaceness of a classical or pseudo-classical to a more picturesque, original, free and imaginative style in literature and art, marking the close of the 18th century: romantic feeling; Roman′ticist; Roman′ticness.

Editors Contribution

  1. romantic

    Of or pertaining to romance.

    My brother is very romantic and does kind, loving and caring acts for his wife.


    Submitted by MaryC on January 19, 2017  

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British National Corpus

  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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of romantic in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of romantic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of romantic in a Sentence

  1. Oscar Wilde:

    Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves - which is the same thing nowadays.

  2. Kate Bosworth:

    I thought it was just the most romantic, loving and honest proposal.

  3. Tony Visconti:

    When he put out albums like Heroes and Low, no one was doing anything like that, and then he gave birth to the New Romantic scene. He's a genre-breaker, and I can't wait for the ? imitation albums to start coming out.

  4. Hennie Rawlinson:

    It's an extremely romantic destination, almost every night we have a spectacular sunset. You find you are the only person in the wilderness.

  5. Terry Hett:

    I'm looking forward to this wedding, it's a different wedding, a romantic wedding.

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