Definition of romcom in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrämkäm/


(In movies or television) a romantic comedy.
Example sentences
  • Of course all genres have their formulas, and just like any formula film a romcom can be a joy when the journey is well done.
  • That said, there's one element of most romcoms that I hate that surfaces here - by the end of many romcoms at least one of the two main characters is in a relationship with someone other than the other lead.
  • It's a generational romcom, with tired borrowings from Neil Simon and Woody Allen, in which life-lessons are learned with much laughter and tears.

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Syllabification: rom·com

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