bromance

noun
bro·​mance | \ ˈbrō-ˌman(t)s How to pronounce bromance (audio) \

Definition of bromance

: a close nonsexual friendship between men

Other Words from bromance

bromantic \ brō-​ˈman-​tik How to pronounce bromance (audio) \ adjective

Examples of bromance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Xander briefly toys with the idea of giving his immunity idol to his bromance partner. Joseph Longo, Vulture, 17 Dec. 2021 The bromance between Danny and Deshawn finally came to an end. Dalton Ross, EW.com, 9 Dec. 2021 The film, now a cult classic, has received its share of critical acclaim for its beautiful rendering of a bromance between Deane (Wesley Snipes) and Billy Hoyle (Woody Harrelson). Los Angeles Times, 10 Nov. 2021 But Trump's bromance with his generals quickly evaporated. Peter Bergen, CNN, 17 Sep. 2021 If the first Venom used an implausible sense of humor about itself to sell us on Brock and Venom as a screen couple worthy of our time, Carnage is the movie that pushes their unwitting bromance to the limit. K. Austin Collins, Rolling Stone, 30 Sep. 2021 In the few years since his weird bromance with former U.S. President Donald Trump, Kim had little reason to lash out. William Pesek, Forbes, 23 Sep. 2021 BFFs and bandmates Machine Gun Kelly and Travis Barker sport matching nose rings, while Michael B. Jordan and Drake officiate their bromance by wearing identical diamond studs. refinery29.com, 9 Sep. 2021 The difference is that Hörđur’s attractions are unlocking Bussi’s repressed homosexuality, and soon their bromance turns into something far more physical, which opens them up to blackmail. Jay Weissberg, Variety, 17 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of bromance

circa 2001, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bromance

blend of bro and romance entry 1

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The first known use of bromance was circa 2001

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Last Updated

11 Jan 2022

Cite this Entry

“Bromance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bromance. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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