romancer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

romance +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

romancer (plural romancers)

  1. One who romances.
    • 1977, Billy Joel, “The Stranger” (song), in The Stranger (album): 
      Once I used to believe I was such a great romancer / then I came home to a woman that I did not recognize.
  2. (entertainment industry) A romantic film or television show.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

romance +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

romancer

  1. (transitive) to romanticize, fictionalize

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb is part of a group of -er verbs for which ‘c’ is softened to a ‘ç’ before the vowels ‘a’ and ‘o’.

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