Definition of bromance in English:

bromance

Line breaks: bro|mance
Pronunciation: /ˈbrəʊmans
 
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noun

informal
  • A close but non-sexual relationship between two men.
    More 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?).

Derivatives

bromantic

adjective
More 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.

Origin

early 21st century: blend of brother and romance.

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