What does romantic mean?

Definitions for romantic
roʊˈmæn tɪkro·man·tic

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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.

Webster Dictionary

  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

Freebase

  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  

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

How to pronounce romantic?

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How to say romantic in sign language?

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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. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Some chase the scorching flame of love their entire lives without ever finding it; sustained romantic relationships have eluded them but their search continued. A friend once told me that he had never found true love. Had he searched instead for the rationale love had eluded him, then maybe the answers would have provided a clearer path toward a sustainable flame. He was selfish.

  2. Jessica Goldman Srebnick:

    We like to think of ourselves as romantic developers.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Paradice girl Seductive, dainty, too sweet, sweetie, your skin color is the color of the deepest and highest passion and endless sex, endless orgasm, the color of lust, you are so attractively attractive, and they pull your sweet lips to kiss. Every move of your gestures looks it excites and seduces it like a striptease. Your appearance so much in love and excite until the orgasm and eternal marriage. I feel a powerful love affair and sex addiction for you, you are the one that I will love and want forever. You are like sweet, hot, exciting female moans during hot, hot, insatiable sex in the pose of a rider, you are the cause of the eternal hunger of my libido. You are my true eternal love, my debauchery, you are my muse of sex and romance. I feel your powerful sexual energy of passion. You are beautiful in any form, in any outfit. The love for you grows lives and develops and it cannot be controlled and stopped. Love and passion for you is unstoppable. You are so divinely beautiful without clothes as the pristine beauty of nature, you are a heavenly beauty, your adoration is lost from your paradice girl, and only bright emotions and feelings looking at the highest goddess, I bow to your beauty, your beauty is the rarest among all universes, time measurement, paradise where you are. You're the girl whose photo aggressively masturbates a huge number of men, because your figure is more perfect than any top model, your external and internal beauty surpasses any beauty in this universe, your ideal appearance is absolutely envy. You are a powerful attraction excitement. You are hot, passionate, hot, sexy. You are romantic and sexy like a jazz composition of a saxophone, sounding outside the window, the light of a neon sign illuminates yours through a hot, sexy hot, through a hype, a stimulating body. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  4. Kathy Marshack:

    The bedroom needs to be a place where you just chat, sleep or be romantic, you want it to be more of a family and couple space. Not your workspace.

  5. Henry Louis Mencken:

    The most dangerous man, to any government, is the man who Is able to think things out for himself, without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost invariably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane and intolerable, and so, if he is romantic, he tries to change it. And if he is not romantic personally, he is apt to spread discontent among those who are.

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