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.
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How to use Romeo in a sentence
Yet Romeo reads only his lines, Thompson-Peer says, before going off to do Romeo things.
All the actors in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet have the same script.
In 2017, Shondaland’s first foray into period drama, Heather Mitchell’s Romeo and Juliet sequel Still Star-Crossed, was canceled after a single season.Shonda Rhimes Already Knows What You're Going to Watch Next | Judy Berman | January 5, 2022 | Time
DiCaprio’s Romeo—first glimpsed in a moody moment by the sea, as he writes in his journal—is practically alight with a charming, nonthreatening openness.I Panned Romeo + Juliet in 1996. Now I Think It's One of the Best Shakespeare Adaptations | Stephanie Zacharek | October 28, 2021 | Time
So there might be some brain flexibility that “lends itself to changes uniquely during this time,” Romeo says.
Like Romeo and Juliet, we lived in different worlds — until now.
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’ | Marlow Stern | November 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In the first scene in Romeo and Juliet, in which we meet the nurse (and Juliet), Lady Capulet asks how old Juliet is.
(Netflix, June 1) Romeo and Juliet (2013) Single for the summer?
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My overture, Romeo and Juliet, had hardly any success here, and has remained quite unnoticed.
I have written three new pieces, and a song, as well as going on with my opera and revising Romeo and Juliet.
I have just come from Pasdeloups concert, where your Romeo overture was shamefully bungled.
He was very nice about promising to help me smooth the path for Romeo and Juliet.Jane Journeys On | Ruth Comfort Mitchell
Romeo and Juliet part; but they have known each other but for a week.Emily Bront | A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson
British Dictionary definitions for Romeo
plural -os an ardent male lover
communications a code word for the letter r
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