Romeo

noun
Ro·meo | \ˈrō-mē-ˌō, in Shak also ˈrōm-(ˌ)yō\
plural Romeos

Definition of Romeo 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : the hero of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet who dies for love of Juliet

2 : a male lover

Romeo

communications code word

Definition of Romeo (Entry 2 of 2)

used as a code word for the letter r

Examples of Romeo in a Sentence

Noun

He was quite a Romeo when he was younger.

First Known Use of Romeo

Noun

circa 1566, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Communications code word

1952, in the meaning defined above

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Romeo

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Romeo

: a man who has many lovers or who shows strong feelings of love by doing romantic things

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