See also: meet-cute
Accidentally coined by director Ernst Lubitsch, who had difficulty speaking English, to describe the encounter between the characters played by Gary Cooper and Claudette Colbert in Bluebeard's Eighth Wife.
- (narratology) A situation in a film, television series, etc. in which a potential or future romantic couple meet for the first time in a way that is considered adorable, entertaining, or amusing.
- any such situation in real life, also between non-romantically involved pairs of people