aro

adjective
\ ˈā-(ˌ)rō How to pronounce aro (audio) , ˈer-(ˌ)ō, ˈa-(ˌ)rō \

Definition of aro

: aromantic An aro person may never develop a crush on person, or envision themselves entering a romantic relationship with someone.— Megan Swett

Other Words from aro

aro noun, plural aros
But one of the most significant changes I've experienced is my acceptance of my asexual and aromantic identities. Now most of my social circle is made up of other aces and aros. — Isabel Nathan

First Known Use of aro

2014, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aro

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“Aro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aro. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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