romp·​er | \ ˈräm-pər How to pronounce romper (audio) , ˈrȯm- \

Definition of romper

1 : one that romps
2 : jumpsuit sense 1 especially : a jumpsuit for infants often used in plural

Examples of romper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Selena herself wore a whole range of outfits – everything from a '50s sailor bikini to a polka dot short set and a curve-hugging romper. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Selena Gomez Wore the Cutest Puma Romper In New BLACKPINK "Ice Cream" Music Video – Here's Where to Shop It," 28 Aug. 2020 In the picture, Simpson carries the toddler in her arms as Birdie — wearing a red romper from her mom's clothing collection with matching moccasins and a gingham print headband — sweetly smiles for the camera. Gabrielle Chung,, "Jessica Simpson Shares Sweet Photo with 16-Month-Old Daughter Birdie: 'Cali Cowgirls'," 11 Aug. 2020 Afterward, the billionaire beauty entrepreneur layered on the bling in a blush-tone sparkling romper. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Kylie Jenner Turns 21 With Two Pink Party Dresses," 10 Aug. 2018 Astros dress, starting at $35 Astros romper, starting at $35 Custom dresses, price varies depending on the complexity of the order. Claire Goodman, Houston Chronicle, "ICYMI: Have yourself a Katy little Christmas: a guide to Katy gift giving," 27 Nov. 2019 Later on, the bride changed into a sparkling white romper with a skirt for her reception. Kaitlyn Frey,, "Victoria's Secret Model Devon Windsor Marries Johnny Dex Barbara in Beautiful Beachside Wedding," 17 Nov. 2019 RompHim, the company that made rompers for men, is shutting down What's the trendiest item in the produce aisle these days, according to some market experts? Aj Willingham, CNN, "5 things to know for February 14: Coronavirus, Election 2020, Taliban, White House," 14 Feb. 2020 Think: florals, metallics, bright colors, and more; but by way of layering pieces, festive midi dresses, and long-sleeved mini silhouettes that make the best dresses and rompers autumn-approved. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Best Homecoming Dresses and Jumpsuits for Every Budget," 20 Aug. 2018 The hometown-shop also offers a hooded romper for kids featuring snowflakes, cheese coneys and a three-way. Sarah Brookbank,, "Looking for an ugly holiday sweater? These restaurants have you covered," 26 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of romper

circa 1780, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of romper was circa 1780

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1 Sep 2020

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“Romper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of romper

chiefly US : a piece of clothing that consists of a shirt with attached pants and that is worn especially by children


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Kids Definition of romper

: a young child's one-piece garment having legs that can be unfastened around the inside usually used in pl.

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