romantic

[ roh-man-tik ]
/ roʊˈmæn tɪk /

adjective

noun


Nearby words

  1. romanov,
  2. romanovs,
  3. romans,
  4. romansch,
  5. romansh,
  6. romantic comedy,
  7. romantic movement,
  8. romanticism,
  9. romanticist,
  10. romanticize

Origin of romantic

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

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British Dictionary definitions for romantic

romantic

/ (rəʊˈmæntɪk) /

adjective

noun

Derived Formsromantically, adverb

Word Origin for romantic

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

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Word Origin and History for romantic
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