March 02, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
romantic /roʊˈmæntɪk/ adjective

[more romantic; most romantic]

A romantic picture (if you like dogs!)
A romantic picture (if you like dogs!)
Learner's definition of 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.

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