romp


1romp

noun \ˈrämp, ˈrmp\

: an enjoyable time of rough and noisy play

: an easy victory

: an enjoyable and lively movie, book, play, etc.

Full Definition of ROMP

1
:  one that romps; especially :  a romping girl or woman
2
a :  high-spirited, carefree, and boisterous play
b :  something suggestive of such play: as
(1) :  a light fast-paced narrative, dramatic, or musical work usually in a comic mood (2) :  an episode of lovemaking
3
:  an easy winning pace; also :  runaway 3

Examples of ROMP

  1. The dogs love a good romp through the woods.
  2. The game turned into a romp in the second half.
  3. His latest film is a wildly amusing romp.

Origin of ROMP

partly alteration of 2ramp; partly alteration of ramp bold woman
First Known Use: 1691

Rhymes with ROMP

2romp

verb

: to play in a rough and noisy way

: to easily win a race, contest, etc.

: to move, go, or proceed in a quick, easy, or playful way

Full Definition of ROMP

intransitive verb
1
:  to run or play in a lively, carefree, or boisterous manner
2
:  to move or proceed in a brisk, easy, or playful manner
3
:  to win a contest easily

Examples of ROMP

  1. The kids were romping in the yard.
  2. <the kids romped on the lawn until dinner was ready>

Origin of ROMP

alteration of 1ramp
First Known Use: 1662

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