romp·​er | \ ˈräm-pər , ˈrȯm-\

Definition of romper

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

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Following the service, Paltrow opted for something much easier to dance in: a caped white romper from designer Stella McCartney. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Everything We Know About Gwyneth Paltrow's Surprise Wedding," 2 Nov. 2018 Best Friend Tag with Zendaya and Zink Coleman To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that Bella's latest memorable fashion moment comes just after she was photographed in a bright pink romper. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Bella Thorne Rocked Armpit Hair and Green Eye Makeup," 3 Oct. 2018 The look was actually two pieces, comprised of a lace romper, and paired with a full overskirt. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Chiara Ferragni Wore Three Dior Haute Couture Looks For Her Epic Wedding in Italy," 2 Sep. 2018 The birthday girl wore not one, but two outfits: a magenta cut-out dress by Peter Dundas, and a sparkly pink romper. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "All the Crazy Details from Kylie Jenner’s 21st Birthday Party," 10 Aug. 2018 When the gang is hanging out by the lake to celebrate Archie's final day of freedom, Betty snuggles up with Juggy (these two!) wearing a denim A+F romper. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "Shop Betty Cooper's Riverdale Premiere Outfits for Under $30," 16 Oct. 2018 Higher priced items, such as corsets, rompers, jumpsuits, and robes, still all come in under $100, ranging from $69 to $99. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "Everything You Need to Know About Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty Launch," 9 May 2018 The couple appeared to be in a party mood at Tribeca hotspot Locanda Verde last night, with the human rights attorney dressed in a flirty Stella McCartney romper for the occasion. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Amal Clooney Shows How to Rock the Romper Like a Grownup for Husband George’s Birthday," 7 May 2018 The new collection comes just after the launch of her newest collaboration with Matilda Jane Clothing, which also featured some adorable goodies like dresses and rompers for babies. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Country Living, "Oh, Baby! Pregnant Joanna Gaines Just Launched a New Baby Collection at Magnolia," 14 June 2018

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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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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


romp·​er | \ ˈräm-pər \

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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