What Does ROMCOM Mean?

ROMCOM means "Romantic Comedy." A ROMCOM is usually a film but it can be a play, where the plot line is light-hearted with a romantic thread. It always ends happily with love having conquered all.

Summary of Key Points

"Romantic Comedy (film genre)" is the most common definition for ROMCOM on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Romantic Comedy (film genre)
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).


Examples of ROMCOM in Sentences

Here are examples of ROMCOM being used in conversations:
  • Tony: I'm in my jim-jams scoffing popcorn watching a ROMCOM.
  • Jordan: You're getting better then!
  • Tony: Shall we watch a weepy or a ROMCOM?
  • Jordan: Oh, ROMCOM, I could do with a laugh.

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?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "a funny love film" instead of ROMCOM.

Example of ROMCOM Used in a Text


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)) AML (all my love) PG-13 (parental guidance if under 13 (US film rating))