Definition of Romeo

1. Noun. An ardent male lover.

Generic synonyms: Lover



Definition of Romeo

1. Proper noun. One of the main characters of William Shakespeare's play ''Romeo and Juliet''. ¹

2. Proper noun. A boyfriend. ¹

3. Proper noun. A man who is a great lover. ¹

4. Proper noun. By analogy with the Shakespearean character, a man who is in love with a woman from a family, party or country opposing his own. ¹

5. Proper noun. A man who has married without the consent of his parents-in-law. ¹

6. Proper noun. The letter ''R'' in the ICAO spelling alphabet. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Romeo

1. a male lover [n -MEOS] - See also: lover

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Romeo

Romantick
Romany
Romberg
Romberg's disease
Romberg's sign
Romberg's symptom
Romberg's syndrome
Romberg's trophoneurosis
Romberg-Howship symptom
Romberg test
Rombo
Rome
Rome Beauty
Rome wasn't built in a day
Romelt process
Romeo
Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet couple
Romeo and Juliet couples
Romeos
Romer's test
Romeward
Romex
Romic
Romish
Romist
Romists
Rommany
Rommel
Romney

Literary usage of Romeo

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes, Henry George Bohn (1865)
"The Most Excellent and Lamentable Tragédie of romeo and ... romeo and Juliet. With alterations and an additional Scene. ..."

2. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes, Henry George Bohn (1890)
"The Most Excellent und Lamentable Tragédie of romeo and ... romeo and Juliet Revised and altered by Theophilus Cibber. ..."

3. The Opera Goers' Complete Guide: Comprising Two Hundred and Sixty-eight by Leo Leop Melitz, Richard Salinger, Louise Wallace Hackney (1921)
"romeo desires to end the strife between the houses of Capuletti and Montecchi, ... romeo arrives with his adherents to prevent the marriage of Giulietta and ..."

4. A Guide to the Best Fiction in English by William Winter, George Saintsbury, Ernest Albert Baker (1913)
""romeo AND JULIET." A good representation of any one of the great tragedies ... The representation of "romeo and Juliet" that was given with Mr. Sothern as ..."

5. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"Enter romeo and Juliet — Wilt them be gone ? it is not yet near day: It was the ... romeo — Let me be ta'en, let me be put to death; I am content, ..."

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