Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who romances.
  • n. A romantic film or television show.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who romances.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A writer of romance.
  • n. One who romances; one who invents fictitious or extravagant stories.

Etymologies

romance +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The dullest street of the most prosaic town has matter in it for more smiles, more tears, more intense excitement, than ever were written in story or sung in poem; the reality is there, of which the romancer is the second-hand recorder.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 17, March, 1859

  • Judge Jarriquez herein alluded to a story by the great American romancer, which is a masterpiece.

    Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon

  • The problem, say some critics in China, is that director Hu Mei's "undignified" version of Confucius is turning the originator of Confucianism into a kung fu-fighting romancer, which is in contrast to their image of him as a saintly philosopher who espoused fundamental, traditional values of harmony and piety towards elders that many modern Chinese still cling to.

    Kung Fu Cinema

  • What are the most brilliant fancies of a child or of a mere ignorant "romancer," compared to the amazing visions of the Arctic regions or the high Alps, which we have seen?

    Under the Waves Diving in Deep Waters

  • Romain Duris is a romancer-for-hire, paid lavish sums by families and friends to woo away a daughter/sister/friend before she commits to a loser that everyone can see is a disaster in the making.

    Michael Giltz: DVDs: "Downton Abbey" Frothy Fun

  • She lowered her lids, hoping she could keep this lumbering romancer at a distance without resorting to her knife.

    Much Ado About Marriage

  • Proving a romancer in The Notebook and a dangerous force in The Believer and a brooding presence in Half Nelson.

    Rumor: Keanu Reeves as Spike in Cowboy Bebop Movie?! « FirstShowing.net

  • The actor originally cast as the reporter, Brad Pitt, would have fit more believably as the politician's pal, not to mention romancer of the politician's aging glamour girl wife, played with deft resignation by Robin Wright Penn.

    William Bradley: The State of Play of "State of Play"

  • I have terrible news--news that will most certainly affect you directly as an admitted mule romancer audio.

    Archive 2009-03-15

  • Anderson's mom griped she'd never met her new son-in-law, while big-time producer and reported Pam-romancer Jon Peters suddenly felt it necessary to issue word that they hadn't really been dating -- so don't think he got burned or anything.

    Couples--Cute And Otherwise

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