Romp - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɑːmp|  American pronunciation of the word romp
Brit.  |rɒmp|  British pronunciation of the word romp

noun

- an easy victory (syn: blowout, laugher, runaway, shoo-in, walkaway)
- a girl who behaves in a boyish manner (syn: hoyden, tomboy)
- gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement (syn: caper, frolic, gambol, play)

verb

- play boisterously(syn: cavort, disport, frisk, frolic, gambol, lark, rollick, skylark, sport)
- run easily and fairly fast
- win easily

Examples

The dogs love a good romp through the woods.

The game turned into a romp in the second half.

His latest film is a wildly amusing romp.

The kids were romping in the yard.

...the kids romped on the lawn until dinner was ready...

The children love romping about in the wild garden.

You should romp through the test, it's an easy one for you.

They could hear the children romping around upstairs.

The women's team romped to a 132-81 win over Ireland.

In 1906 the Liberal Party romped back to power.

The favourite, Badawi, romped home in the first race.

'A Royal Scandal' is an hour-long romp that pokes fun at British royal marriages.

the Yankees' 12-1 romp over the Red Sox

The toddlers romped in the playroom

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: romp
he/she/it: romps
present participle: romping
past tense: romped
past participle: romped
noun
singular: romp
plural: romps
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