Romeo

Romeo

[roh-mee-oh]
noun
1.
the romantic lover of Juliet in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
2.
any man who is preoccupied with or has a reputation for amatory success with women.
3.
a lover: She found her Romeo at a charity ball.
4.
(used in communications to represent the letter R. )
5.
a male given name.
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Romeo (ˈrəʊmɪəʊ)
 
n , -os
1.  an ardent male lover
2.  communications a code word for the letter r
 
[from the hero of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet (1594)]

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Romeo
"a lover, passionate admirer, seducer of women," 1766, from the name of the hero in Shakespeare's tragedy "Romeo and Juliet."
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