She had romantic feelings for him.
He had a romantic relationship with a coworker.
His brother was having romantic troubles at the time.
She won't discuss her romantic life with the press.
Why can't you be more romantic?
He has some romantic notions about life on a farm.
She had a lot of big romantic dreams of becoming an actress.
Beethoven was the first great Romantic composer. Noun
She married a real romantic who brings her roses every day.
Law school is no place for idealists and romantics.
Beethoven was the first great Romantic among composers. See More
Recent Examples on the Web
The two lawmakers had not been in a romantic relationship and had been friends for about 10 years, according to reports.—Michael Dorgan, Fox News, 18 Nov. 2023 But the glow has worn off, and there is growing sentiment among young people that dating apps, once considered the future of romantic connection, are broken.—WIRED, 18 Nov. 2023 Though the pair had been acquaintances for years after Fayed's polo team beat Charles' in 1986, PEOPLE reported that their relationship did not turn romantic until nearly 10 years later, when Fayed invited the Princess of Wales and her two sons to vacation with him and his family in St-Tropez.—Nicole Briese, Peoplemag, 17 Nov. 2023 How could there be such hard feelings when our romantic summer together had been nothing but positive?—Ben Gail, Los Angeles Times, 17 Nov. 2023 Quick refresher: Cuffing season is a phenomenon that happens during the colder months when romantic relationships start and become official most often.—Elizabeth Gulino, refinery29.com, 16 Nov. 2023 Whimsical, romantic flavors and aromas are appealing, along the lines of white flowers, vanilla, pastry, and lavender, Brown says.—Karla Walsh, Better Homes & Gardens, 16 Nov. 2023 Typically, the women revisit moments both heartfelt and salacious, rehashing their intra-group fights and reflecting on the pain of romantic rejection.—Hannah Giorgis, The Atlantic, 16 Nov. 2023 Wilson and Strickland had a brief romantic relationship in 2021 while Armstrong and Strickland were on a break in their own relationship, police said.—Praveena Somasundaram, Washington Post, 16 Nov. 2023
Nancy, a hopeless romantic is looking for a trustworthy man to share her life with.—Amaris Encinas, The Indianapolis Star, 1 Sep. 2023 This eponymous romantic is Cashel Greville Ross, born in 1799.—Daneet Steffens, BostonGlobe.com, 17 Aug. 2023 She had been devoted to finding the perfect man to marry throughout the show’s original run and was often dubbed a hopeless romantic.—Kimberlee Speakman, Peoplemag, 13 July 2023 Based on the first novel in Jenny Han’s young adult trilogy, this rom-com follows high schooler Lara Jean Covey (Lana Condor), the ultimate hopeless romantic.—Abigail Lee, BostonGlobe.com, 30 June 2023 In recent years, Mr. Rex has dressed up as a superhero, a hopeless romantic and the Easter Bunny (among other ensembles), with some matching color schemes for Dinny.—Ryan Fonsecastaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 12 Dec. 2022 Underneath a veneer of rebellion and anger, the Charlotte seen in this series is a hopeless romantic who believes in true love.—Town & Country, 5 May 2023 The moon and Pluto harmonize today, awakening your inner romantic.—USA TODAY, 2 May 2023 Christine has another, more ardent suitor, the aviator hero André (Roland Toutain), the film’s tragic romantic; his best friend, Octave (played by Renoir himself), is at turns jovial and melancholic.—Chris Vognar, Chron, 8 Mar. 2023 See More
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French romantique, from obsolete romant romance, from Old French romanz