Romeo [roh-mee-oh] Examples noun

  1. the romantic lover of Juliet in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.
  2. any man who is preoccupied with or has a reputation for amatory success with women.
  3. a lover: She found her Romeo at a charity ball.
  4. (used in communications to represent the letter R.)
  5. a male given name.

Related Words for romeo gallant, lover, wooer Examples from the Web for romeo Contemporary Examples of romeo

  • Like Romeo and Juliet, we lived in different worlds — until now.

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  • His first theater role was as Friar Laurence in a UVA production of Romeo and Juliet.

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  • In the first scene in Romeo and Juliet, in which we meet the nurse (and Juliet), Lady Capulet asks how old Juliet is.

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  • (Netflix, June 1) Romeo and Juliet (2013) Single for the summer?

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  • That’s why the play is called The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet and not What Happens to Romeo and Juliet?

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  • Historical Examples of romeo

  • In the same way Romeo turns from Rosaline to Juliet at first sight.

    The Man Shakespeare

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  • Romeo and Juliet was to be performed in the afternoon, and Julius Caesar in the evening.

    The Foolish Lovers

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  • She did not stand at the end of the road waiting for Romeo to come to her.

    The Foolish Lovers

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  • There was a copy of Romeo and Juliet perched on top of a pile of books.

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  • What sort of lover would Romeo have been had he lived on a diet of lentils?

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  • British Dictionary definitions for romeo Romeo noun

    1. plural -os an ardent male lover
    2. communications a code word for the letter r

    Word Origin for Romeo from the hero of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet (1594) Word Origin and History for romeo Romeo n.

    “a lover, passionate admirer, seducer of women,” 1766, from the name of the hero in Shakespeare’s tragedy “Romeo and Juliet” (1590s).

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