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Romeo

[roh-mee-oh] /ˈroʊ miˌoʊ/
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/
noun
1.
(pl) -os. an ardent male lover
2.
(communications) a code word for the letter r
Word Origin
from the hero of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet (1594)
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Word Origin and History for Romeo
n.

"a lover, passionate admirer, seducer of women," 1766, from the name of the hero in Shakespeare's tragedy "Romeo and Juliet" (1590s).

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