Last modified on 7 April 2015, at 04:02

bromantic

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

bromance +‎ -ic, on model of romantic. Alternatively blend of bro and romantic.

AdjectiveEdit

bromantic (comparative more bromantic, superlative most bromantic)

  1. (slang) Having the qualities of bromance, pertaining to a close but non-sexual relationship between two men, a form of homosocial intimacy.
    • 2013, John Alberti, Masculinity in Contemporary Popular Cinema: Gender as Genre
      [] whether Andrew represents a bohemian hipster ideal or a version of the bromantic perpetual adolescent.