rom-com

noun
\ ˈräm-ˌkäm \
plural rom-coms

Definition of rom-com 

: romantic comedy That's where the rom-com comes in, that wayward genre of sweet serendipity and forgivably thin plots set to rising music …Vogue One of the film's pleasures is its movie within a movie, the rom-com "I Love You, I Love New York." —Tad Friend often used before another noun a silly rom-com plotDoes anybody cry funnier than Segel does in Forgetting Sarah Marshall, the wonderful rom-com farce he not only starred in but wrote? —Jim Windolf

First Known Use of rom-com

1971, in the meaning defined above

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