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A platonic or nonsexual friendship between two men, usually two heterosexual men, likened to a romantic relationship.

[Blend of bro and romance.]


informal a close but non-sexual relationship between two men
[C21: a blend of bro(ther) + romance]
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Milk Night, by Eddie Kay, who directed the sell-out circus show Bromance, sees the men on a camping trip, struggling with the loss of the women in their lives.
Goofy bromance starring Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill and our own Richard Ayoade who form a neighbourhood watch team, but get a lot more than they bargained for as they end up defending Earth from an alien invasion.
CELEBRITY Big Brother winner James Hill and his housemate buddy Austin Armacost rekindled their on-screen bromance on a visit to Liverpool.
In a flash of inspiration, he decides to track down the year's most popular kid (James Marsden), now a Hollywood actor, rationalising BROMANCE Marsden and Black some of his star appeal may rub off on him.
His bromance with Tony Pulis is built on deep mutual respect and long lingering hugs.
It's not the bromance you may have been expecting between the two, but it's a bromance nevertheless.
Now the love can be returned, with a band made in Mexico City reinventing Morrissey's songs south of the border Bromance, Barely Methodical Troupe Britain's hottest young acrobats celebrate all things blokey in a hectic and risk-taking circus show.
Touted as Australia's greatest television bromance, fans would not be able to see Karl Stefanovic and Ben Fordham together on Channel 9's Today show anymore.
Bromance is an electrifying circus show which will have you on the edge of your seat.
London, Aug 6 ( ANI ): Selfie, bromance, bling and chillax are among 5,000 new words that have been recently added to the Scrabble dictionary.
There's a knowing gag about the dangers of sequels but trainee cops Jenko (Tatum) and Schmidt (Hill) have enough chemistry to ignite their bromance on a student bonfire of rib-tickling improbabilities.
IDRIS ELBA: KING OF SPEED (8pm BBC Two) AS well as James Cracknell and Ben Fogle, there's another even more unlikely bromance brewing in the second part of the Luther star's motor-racing documentary.