word of the day: March 27, 2009 and October 26, 2006
Describes the complicated love and affection shared by two straight males.
Steve: Ah, Dave!!! I can't believe you stole this first pressing of Aladdin Sane from your record store for me. We were just talking about this the other night.
Dave: No sweat, pal.
Steve: That is some full-on bromance. You're the man.
1. A non-sexual relationship
between two men that are unusually close.
1. The act of wooing a fellow male friend for the purpose of becoming closer.
2. Going to unusual lengths in an attempt to become closer with another male friend.
also: "Bromancing the Stone"
1. The act of truly and thoroughly enjoying the process of getting and/or being high/stoned.
Provenance/Origin: "Bromance" is a portmanteau
of the two words "brother" and "romance". Originally coined by author/editor Dave Carnie in "Big Brother Magazine." Big Brother
was a sort of R rated skateboarding
/skate culture magazine that was eventually purchased by Larry Flynt
's Hustler conglomerate
and consequently taken out of circulation
due to unsatisfactory sales performance
. Carnie used the word on several occasions to describe relationships between skate-buddies
who spent a lot of time together and/or shared hotel roo...
A close relationship between two bros to such a point where they start to seem like a couple.
Orlando: So sean, whats up with your bromance?
Sean: Fuck you dude, we're just really close.
The intense love shared between heterosexual males. A form of male bonding and usually invisible to the naked eye. This bond is normally only shared between two males that have a deeper understanding of each other, in a way no woman could ever realise.
"My boyfriend is off for some bromance with his best mate tonight..."
The relationship between two straight guys. They enjoy each others company and even though they may constantly joke about being gay they are not.
Trevor and Cory have a bromance
a highly formed friendship between male friends, or "bro's".
Jane: Fred keeps looking at Bob, like he's making sure he's okay.
Erin: Yeah, it's just a little bit of bromance, Bob looks at Fred like that too.
A strictly non-sexual relationship between two completely heterosexual men that are close and enjoy eachothers company but still enjoy the company of women.
Sean and Toby's girlfriends were impressed about the closeness of the bromance between their two boyfriends... but more impressed with their manliness