1 (plural Romeos) An attractive, passionate male seducer or lover: I saw her heading out the door with some rug-chested young Romeo
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- Books were here way before movies, and ladies have been enthralled with certain Romeos for years.
- His mobility is juxtaposed with the ‘ex-would-be Romeos, their wives, in-laws, and kids piled high’ into ‘cars with sputtering motors’.
- ‘Well,’ she said, smiling, ‘we have ten Juliets, twelve Romeos and a lighting technician.’
From the name of the hero of Shakespeare's romantic tragedy Romeo and Juliet.
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