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bromance

Line breaks: bro|mance
Pronunciation: /ˈbrəʊmans
 
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Definition of bromance in English:

noun

informal
A close but non-sexual relationship between two men.
Example sentences
  • Also, I'm pretty sure that his intuition is correct about the unrequited bromance.
  • He's got a nifty little win streak going with comedies and the momentum continues with this smart take on the bromance.
  • There is a mutual attraction in a bromance (why else would people become close friends?).

Origin

early 21st century: blend of brother and romance.

Derivatives

bromantic

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • At the age of 33, I have come to realise that I am a bromantic kind of guy.
  • They were drinking, singing, and generally being bromantic, when some random passerby became aggressive.
  • Of course, making and keeping bromantic connections is a necessary part of any man's life, but it's dicey, dangerous.

Words that rhyme with bromance

askance, expanse, finance, Hans, Hanse, manse, nance, Penzance, Romance

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