ROMCOM

What Does ROMCOM Mean?

ROMCOM means "Romantic Comedy."

A ROMCOM ("romantic comedy") is usually a movie, but it can be a play. The plot is lighthearted, with a romantic thread.

A ROMCOM always ends happily, with love having conquered all. Not like in these examples:
  • Sam: My life is like a ROMCOM. I'm in an intimate relationship with two guys at the same time.
  • Jo: Sounds great! Who are they?
  • Sam: Ben & Jerry.
  • Toni: My life is like a ROMCOM.
  • Ali: Wow, that's sweet.
  • Toni: Yes, but there's no romance and no-one is laughing at my jokes.

Summary of Key Points

"Romantic Comedy (film genre)" is the most common definition for ROMCOM on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
ROMCOM
Definition:Romantic Comedy (film genre)
Type:Acronym
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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When I write ROMCOM, I mean this:

meaning of ROMCOM
A ROMCOM is a romantic comedy (usually a film).

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An Academic Look at ROMCOM

ROMCOM is a syllabic abbreviation, which is an abbreviation formed from the initial syllables of multiple words (here, Romantic and Comedy).

Another example of a syllabic abbreviation is Interpol (from International Police).

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

The term ROMCOM pre-dates the digital era.

Example of ROMCOM Used in a Text

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See Also

<3 (love) 1234 (1 thing 2 say 3 words 4 you (I love you)) 143 (I love you (the number of letters in each word)) 381 (I love you (3 words, 8 letters, 1 meaning)) AIRHEAD (foolish person) IMDB (Internet Movie Database) PG-13 (parental guidance if under 13 (US movie rating)) VALLEY-GIRL (teenage female airhead)