- a relationship or friendship between two men that is extremely close but does not involve sex.
Origin of bromance
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Examples from the Web for bromance
The bromance between the Russian president and the billionaire ex-prime minister of Italy goes way back.Was Putin’s Midnight Visit to Berlusconi About Bunga Bunga?
Barbie Latza Nadeau
October 19, 2014
He was asked what he thought about your “bromance” and he said, “White men love their bromances, man.”Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill on ‘22 Jump Street,’ Penis Kissing, and Julie Andrews’s Boobs
June 10, 2014
The two men have what could be called a bromance, a description that Norquist embraces.Ralph Nader and Grover Norquist: Washington’s Most Unlikely Bromance
May 23, 2014
The face-to-face, the things, the bromance … … That amazing scene where you fire off your gun in the air out of frustration.Keanu Reeves on ‘Man of Tai Chi,’ ‘Bill & Ted’ & ‘Point Break’
September 13, 2013
This is a man and his mentor, people who could almost pass as friends—perhaps even as two parties in a bromance.Mads Mikkelsen On Playing the Tasty New Hannibal Lecter
April 4, 2013