bromance

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Blend of bro and romance. Editor Dave Carnie coined the term in the skateboard magazine Big Brother in the 1990s to refer specifically to the sort of relationships that develop between skaters who spent a great deal of time together.[1]

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bromance (plural bromances)

  1. (slang) A close but non-sexual relationship between two men, a form of homosocial intimacy.

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  1. ^ Elliott, Tim, "A grand bromance", The Age, 2007-08-23. Retrieved on 2008-10-28.