- the romantic lover of Juliet in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
- any man who is preoccupied with or has a reputation for amatory success with women.
- a lover: She found her Romeo at a charity ball.
- (used in communications to represent the letter R.)
- a male given name.
Examples from the Web for romeo
Like Romeo and Juliet, we lived in different worlds — until now.Biking With the Bard
December 28, 2014
His first theater role was as Friar Laurence in a UVA production of Romeo and Juliet.Ben McKenzie’s Journey From Reluctant Teen Idol on ‘The O.C.’ to Sheriff of ‘Gotham’
November 4, 2014
In the first scene in Romeo and Juliet, in which we meet the nurse (and Juliet), Lady Capulet asks how old Juliet is.Book Bag: 5 Novels Shakespeare Sort of Wrote
October 10, 2014
(Netflix, June 1) Romeo and Juliet (2013) Single for the summer?9 New Movies to Stream on Netflix This June
The Daily Beast
June 9, 2014
That's why the play is called The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet and not What Happens to Romeo and Juliet?Is the New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy the Story of the Solo Twins and Darth Caedus?
March 26, 2014
In the same way Romeo turns from Rosaline to Juliet at first sight.The Man Shakespeare
Romeo and Juliet was to be performed in the afternoon, and Julius Caesar in the evening.
She did not stand at the end of the road waiting for Romeo to come to her.
There was a copy of Romeo and Juliet perched on top of a pile of books.
What sort of lover would Romeo have been had he lived on a diet of lentils?
- plural -os an ardent male lover
- communications a code word for the letter r
Word Origin and History for romeo
"a lover, passionate admirer, seducer of women," 1766, from the name of the hero in Shakespeare's tragedy "Romeo and Juliet" (1590s).