Definition of romantic noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    romantic

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    noun
    BrE BrE//rəʊˈmæntɪk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//roʊˈmæntɪk//
     
     
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  1. 1a person who is emotional and has a lot of imagination, and who has ideas and hopes that may not be realistic an incurable romantic He was a romantic at heart and longed for adventure.
  2. 2Romantic a writer, a musician or an artist who writes, etc. in the style of Romanticism
  3. Word Origin mid 17th cent. (referring to the characteristics of romance in a narrative): from archaic romaunt ‘tale of chivalry’, from an Old French variant of romanz, based on Latin Romanicus ‘Roman’. (see romance).
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