Looking for romantic words that start with S to help describe someone special or write a romantic note?
I’ve put together a list of all the words I could find that have romantic connotations beginning with the letter S – and there are some great ones!
There is nothing as powerful as finding the right word that captures what you’re thinking or feeling. Especially when the subject is something as emotionally driven as romance.
I hope you find exactly what you’re looking for, good luck!
Romantic Words That Start With S
Sanguine – optimistic or positive, especially in an apparently bad or difficult situation.
Sassy – lively, bold, and full of spirit; cheeky.
Satiny – having a smooth, glossy surface or finish like that of satin.
Satisfied – contented; pleased.
Satisfying – giving fulfillment or the pleasure associated with this.
Saucy – being suggestive in a light-hearted and humorous way.
Scented – impart a pleasant scent to.
Scintillating – sparkling or shining brightly.
Scrumptious – (of a person) very attractive.
Sensate – perceiving or perceived by the senses.
Sensational – very good indeed; very impressive or attractive.
Sensitive – having or displaying a quick and delicate appreciation of others’ feelings.
Sensual – relating to or involving gratification of the senses and physical, especially pleasure.
Sentimental – having or arousing feelings of tenderness, sadness, or nostalgia, typically in an exaggerated and self-indulgent way.
Sexy – very exciting or appealing.
Shapely – (especially of a woman or part of her body) having an attractive or well-proportioned shape.
Shimmering – shining with a soft, slightly wavering light.
Sightly – pleasing to the eye.
Sincere – (of a person) saying what they genuinely feel or believe; not dishonest or hypocritical.
Sinuous – having many curves and turns.
Skilled – having or showing the knowledge, ability, or training to perform a certain activity or task well.
Sleek – (of a person) having a wealthy and well-groomed appearance.
Smart – (of a person) clean, tidy, and well dressed.
Smashing – excellent; wonderful.
Smitten – be strongly attracted to someone or something.
Snazzy – stylish and attractive.
Snugly – in a comfortable, warm, and cozy or well-protected manner.
Solacious – (of a person or their manner) suavely charming in a way regarded as possibly insincere.
Sophisticated – having, revealing, or involving a great deal of worldly experience and knowledge of fashion and culture.
Spectacular – beautiful in a dramatic and eye-catching way.
Spellbinding – holding one’s attention completely as though by magic; fascinating.
Spicy – exciting or entertaining, especially through being mildly indecent.
Splendiferous – splendid.
Spunky – courageous and determined; attractive.
Startling – very surprising, astonishing, or remarkable.
Stellar – exceptionally good; outstanding.
Stimulating – encouraging or arousing interest or enthusiasm.
Strapping – (especially of a young person) big and strong.
Striking – attracting attention by reason of being unusual, extreme, or prominent.
Stunning – extremely impressive or attractive.
Stylish – fashionably elegant and sophisticated.
Suave – charming, confident, and elegant (typically used of a man).
Superb – very good; excellent.
Supernatural – unnaturally or extraordinarily great.
Supple – bending and moving easily and gracefully; flexible.
Supportive – providing encouragement or emotional help.
Sweet – pleasing in general; delightful.
Sympathetic – (of a person) attracting the liking of others.
There are some interesting words beginning with S that can be used in a romantic setting. S is one of the more versatile letters; from ‘sensual’ to ‘sweet’, there are some great words.
Don’t forget, the context and how you use words is just as – if not more – important than the words themselves.
Please drop me a comment if there are any other romance-inspired words that you think should be on this list and I’ll add them.
Or if you just want to share how you weaved romance with any interesting words, I’d love to hear about it!
If you want to find more romantic words starting with a different letter of the alphabet, please click one of the letters below to see my list for that letter:
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Phil lives in England, UK, and has around 20 years experience as a professional life, career and executive coach. He started this blog to help others find and define their own self development journey. Blogging about a wide range of topics to help facilitate a better future.