Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who romances.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who romances.
  • noun entertainment industry A romantic film or television show.

Etymologies

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romance +‎ -er

Examples

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

    Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Much Ado About Marriage

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

    Much Ado About Marriage

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