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Romeo

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

Definition of Romeo

plural Romeos
1 : the hero of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet who dies for love of Juliet
2 : a male lover

Examples of romeo in a Sentence

  1. He was quite a Romeo when he was younger.

First Known Use of romeo

circa 1566

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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Romeo

communications code word

Definition of Romeo

used as a code word for the letter r

First Known Use of romeo

1952

in the meaning defined above

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Definition of Romeo for English Language Learners

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


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