Definitions for romantic
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word romantic.
a soulful or amorous idealist
an artist of the Romantic Movement or someone influenced by Romanticism
romantic, romanticist, romanticisticadjective
belonging to or characteristic of Romanticism or the Romantic Movement in the arts
amatory, amorous, romanticadjective
expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance
"her amatory affairs"; "amorous glances"; "a romantic adventure"; "a romantic moonlight ride"
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"
A person with romantic character
A person who is behaving romantically
Oh, flowers! You're such a romantic.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Of or pertaining to Romance.
Of or pertaining to Romanticism.
of or pertaining to romance; involving or resembling romance; hence, fanciful; marvelous; extravagant; unreal; as, a romantic tale; a romantic notion; a romantic undertaking
entertaining ideas and expectations suited to a romance; as, a romantic person; a romantic mind
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
characterized by strangeness or variety; suggestive of adventure; suited to romance; wild; picturesque; -- applied to scenery; as, a romantic landscape
"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
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.
Of or pertaining to romance.
My brother is very romantic and does kind, loving and caring acts for his wife.
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Rank popularity for the word 'romantic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4342
Rank popularity for the word 'romantic' in Adjectives Frequency: #593
The numerical value of romantic in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of romantic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
The way I saw it, I didn't have a choice, this is what I was put here to do. I guess I am just a hopeless romantic, and I am an idealist, and I believe in hopeless causes.
For people in relationships, their romantic relationship quality is one of the biggest predictors of their overall happiness, having sex more than once a week might not be enhancing that (relationship connection), although it is not bad.
We don’t know exactly why men’s hormones are changing; these changes could be a function of psychological changes that men experience as they prepare to become fathers, changes in their romantic relationships, or even physical changes that men experience along with their pregnant partners.
I think writers get things in their head, and if an actor doesn’t fit that they can’t handle it. Attractiveness is subjective. When it’s not romantic, sexual or violent, I try to eliminate physical description and try to get writers out of their heads.
After careful thought, thoughtful consideration and considerable squabbling, Kermit the Frog and moi have made the difficult decision to terminate our romantic relationship.
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- romànticCatalan, Valencian
- Romantiker, Romantikerin, romantischGerman
- romanikisto, romanikuloEsperanto
- romántica, románticoSpanish
- romantikko, romanttinenFinnish
- romansachScottish Gaelic
- प्रेम प्रसंगयुक्तHindi
- 浪漫的, ロマンチックJapanese
- whakaingoingo, whakawhaiāipoMāori
- romantikarNorwegian Nynorsk
- romantyczka, romantyk, romantycznyPolish
- романтичный, романтический, романти́ческий, романтикRussian
- romantiker, romantiskSwedish
- lãng mạn, sự lãng mạnVietnamese
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