Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An attractive or romantic male lover.

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  • noun The letter R in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
  • proper noun One of the main characters of William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet.
  • proper noun A boyfriend.
  • proper noun A man who is a great lover.
  • proper noun By analogy with the Shakespearean character, a man who is in love with a woman from a family, party or country opposing his own.
  • proper noun A man who has married without the consent of his parents-in-law.
  • proper noun The letter R in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an ardent male lover

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Romeo, the hero of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare.]

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