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100 Most Romantic French Words and Phrases

Lesson Dec 30, 2022

Finding the right words to express how much you care about a person isn't always easy.

Whether you are looking to dazzle a love interest with some romantic words or brighten it with a heartfelt message, we have compiled a list of 100 French words and phrases to give them instant butterflies and make their heart skip a beat.


French romance Vocabulary

Compliments and ice breakers

Most Romantic French Phrases

French Romantic Expressions

Romantic Names in French

French romance vocabulary

  • Amour love
  • Bisous kiss
  • Amoureux/amoureuse In love
  • Faire l’amour to make love
  • Un amant/une amante lover


Compliments are a unique way to show, so

Let's look at various instances

Complimenting a person's looks.

Everyone loves to be told they look nice, this is especially true when the praise is coming from a loved one.

Tu es belle.

You are beautiful.

Tu es beau.

You are handsome.

Tu as de belles mains.

You have beautiful hands.

J’adore ton sourire

I love your smile.

Tu as de très beaux yeux.

You have very beautiful eyes.

J’adore ta robe!

I love your dress!

J’aime born tes chaussures.

I like your shoes.

Tu danses bien!

You dance well.

Tu chantes bien.

You're a good singer.

Tu cuisines très bien.

You are a very good cook.

Tu as une bonne conduite.

You drive well.

Receiving a compliment.

If you are on the receiving end of a compliment, you can express your pleasure or gratitude with a smile and a ‘thank you’.

Merci! (Thank you!)

Merci beaucoup! (Thank you very much!)

Flirty phrases

If you have just met the man/woman of your dreams, break the ice with one or more of these flirty phrases.

Vous êtes célibataire? C’est impossible!

Are you single? That's impossible!

Tu me fais tourner la tête.

You make my head spin.

Tu me brise le coeur.

You are breaking my heart.

J’aimerais t’inviter à dîner.

I would like to invite you to diner.

Je ne peux pas m’empêcher de penser à toi.

I can't stop thinking about you.

J’aimerais passer plus de temps avec toi.

I would like to spend more time with you.

Tu me fascines.

You fascinate me.

Je suis fou/folle de toi.

I'm crazy about you.

Puis-je vous offrir un verre?

Can I get you a drink?

Vous venez souvent ici?

Do you come here often?

French romantic phrases

Je t’aime.

I love you.

Je suis amoureux/amoureux de toi.

I'm in love with you.

Je suis impatient(e) de te voir.

I can't wait to see you.

J’ai hâte de te revoir.

I can't wait to see you again.

Tu es la femme de mes rêves.

You are the woman of my dreams.

Tu es l’homme de mes rêves.

You're the man of my dreams.

Je suis impatient(e) de te voir.

I can't wait to see you.

Tu est l’amour de ma vie.

You're the love of my life.

Tu me rends heureux.

You make me happy. (Male)

Tu me rends heureuse.

You make me happy. (Female)

Je veux être avec toi pour toujours.

I want to be with you always.

Tu es parfait.

You're perfect. (male)

Tu es parfaite.

You're perfect. (Female)

Tu me manques.

I miss you.

You can also express how much you miss him/her by adding words such as:

Beaucoup (very much.)

Déjà (already.)

Tellement (so much.)


Tu me manques beaucoup.

I miss you very much.

Romantic names in French

Make your partner feel special by replacing their names with any of these heartwarming romantic names.

Mon amour. ( my love)

Mon chaton. (My kitten)

Mon cheri. ( my dear.)

Ma Cherie. (my dear.)

Mon ange. (my angel.)

Ma belle. (My beautiful)

Mon bébé. (My baby.)

Ma moitié. (My other half)

Ma trésor. (My treasure)



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