romantic

[ roh-man-tik ]
/ roʊˈmæn tɪk /

adjective

noun

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Origin of romantic

1650–60; <French romantique, derivative of romantromaunt; see -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for romantic

romantic
/ (rəʊˈmæntɪk) /

adjective

noun

Derived forms of romantic

romantically, adverb

Word Origin for romantic

C17: from French romantique, from obsolete romant story, romance, from Old French romans romance
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