Definitionlove affair; a relationship between two lovers. See love for synonyms.
QUOTE: Patty O'Neill (Maggie McNamara) in The Moon is Blue (1953): ' Romance is for bobby-soxers.'
3. To seek to gain the favor of, as by flattery.
4. An emotional aura; a mysterious quality and appeal; a fascinating quality attached to or surrounding something, such as an event, a tale, a hero, etc.
5. A story or novel dealing primarily with love. Originally, a medieval narrative, in verse or prose, written in one of the Romance dialects, based on the legends, chivalric loves and heroic adventures of knights. This literary genre survives today in the form of prose narratives treating imaginary characters and events remote in time or place, usually of heroic, mysterious or surprising adventures usually befalling a hero or a heroine.
SYNONYMS: fiction; fable; fairy story; fairy tale; folk tale; fabrication; story; tale.
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