aromantic

[ ey-roh-man-tik ]
/ ˌeɪ roʊˈmæn tɪk /
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adjective

noting or relating to a person who is free from romantic attraction to anyone or free from the desire for romantic love.

Nearby words

  1. aroha,
  2. aroid,
  3. aroint,
  4. aroint thee,
  5. aroma,
  6. aromatase,
  7. aromatase inhibitor,
  8. aromatherapy,
  9. aromatic,
  10. aromatic compound


Origin of aromantic

First recorded in 2010–15; a-6 + romantic

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for aromantic

  • Even within the world of asexuals there are some, like Jay, who identify as “romantic,” and others, like Ivy, are “aromantic.”

    No Sex? No Problem|Jacqueline Jennings|July 18, 2009|DAILY BEAST
  • A whole vocabulary of terms like aromantic and biromantic have evolved for asexuals to communicate relationship status.

    No Sex? No Problem|Jacqueline Jennings|July 18, 2009|DAILY BEAST