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- n. Short for romantic comedy.
From the first three letters of each of the words romantic and comedy. Although the shortened forms rhyme, the combination is probably based on the earlier sitcom. (Wiktionary)
In the rom com, Wilson plays a reliever for the Washington Nationals competing with Rudd, a white-collar guy, for Witherspoon's affections.