[more romantic; most romantic]
1 a: of, relating to, or involving love between two people
She had romantic feelings for him.
He had a romantic relationship with a coworker.
Her latest movie is a romantic comedy. [=a comedy about two people who fall in love with each other]
b: making someone think of love : suitable for romance
a romantic sunset/dinner/song
c: thinking about love and doing and saying things to show that you love someone
Why can't you be more romantic?
2 : not realistic or practical : not based on what is real
He has some romantic notions about life on a farm.
She had a lot of big romantic dreams of becoming an actress.
3 Romantic: of or relating to Romanticism : stressing or appealing to the emotions or imagination
the Romantic poets/movement
Beethoven was the first great Romantic composer.