romantic romantic  /roʊ ˈmæn tɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a soulful or amorous idealist
  2. (n) an artist of the Romantic Movement or someone influenced by Romanticism
  3. (adj) belonging to or characteristic of Romanticism or the Romantic Movement in the arts
  4. (adj) expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance
  5. (adj) not sensible about practical matters; idealistic and unrealistic

Usage(s):

  1. A Scottish study suggests that romantic movies create unrealistic expectations in real life.
  2. In fact, Americans are both puerile and cynical about romantic love.
  3. PTI presents the top romantic movies, songs for lovers and lonely people, books, online dating and tips for the newbie online dater.

News

  1. A Kim/Kanye retrospective

    The world has been exposed to the romantic escapades of eccentric rapper Kanye West and tabloid darling/reality star Kim Kardashian, willingly or not, since they made their relationship public in April 2012.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNN

  2. Bluffton, Hilton Head hotels make romantic list

    The Inn at Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton and Main Street Inn & Spa on Hilton Head Island have been named to a list of the most romantic hotels in the South, according to USA Today .
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Island Packet

  3. Pregnant Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez Take Romantic Stroll Through Paris—See Her Growing Baby Bump!

    Baby takes Paris! Halle Berry and her fiancé Olivier Martinez took a romantic stroll through the City of Light earlier today. The couple were spotted walking hand-in-hand...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: E! Online

Quotes

  1. "I don't even really like seeing people kiss in movies," she said. "This movie is about as romantic as I can handle."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Helen Mirren Source: ABC News

  2. Stefani says, "I can't wait to get pregnant again. It's so fun and consuming and romantic. Obviously, I'm in a race to have another, but I don't want to do it while on tour."
    on Aug 19, 2007 By: Gwen Stefani Source: Net Music Countdown

  3. "It was definitely a surprise for both of us," Bundchen says. "In the beginning, you're living this romantic fantasy; you're thinking, 'This can't be true, it's so good!' And then, Whoops - wake-up call!"
    on Mar 30, 2009 By: Gisele Bundchen Source: Vancouver Sun

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