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

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Whitfield found his daughter lying on the ground, her favorite blue romper soaked in blood. Michael E. Miller, Washington Post, "Five miles from the Virginia Capitol, a pregnant woman is shot right after failed gun debate," 14 July 2019 To match her iridescent romper, the singer swiped on a poppy pink lipstick and tossed her blonde lengths up into a wispy updo. Jenna Rennert, Vogue, "Taylor Swift’s Surprising Pedicure Shade Is Proof the ’90s Are Back," 15 Mar. 2019 American Airlines has apologized to a Texas doctor after she was temporarily removed from a plane over her romper outfit. Christopher Brito, CBS News, "Black woman says American Airlines crew made her cover up outfit with a blanket," 11 July 2019 Amal shined in a romper with a gold belt and Jimmy Choo heels while George looked stylish and comfortable in a blue suit with the top buttons of his shirt undone. Ale Russian,, "Perfect Match! George and Amal Clooney Step Out for Actor's Birthday in Matching Navy Outfits," 7 May 2018 The wedding gown was created with a lace, mock-necked romper paired with an overskirt, layered with over 1,300 feet of tulle in various tones and sheerness. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Exclusive: Inside the Dior Atelier for the Making of Chiara Ferragni's 3 Wedding Dresses," 4 Sep. 2018 To move with the ease and pace of the season, throw on a casual shoulder-revealing romper that is appropriate in all settings. Niki Mcgloster, Essence, "One Piece Styles for Summer," 7 June 2019 Among the categories listed: rompers, shoes, dress-up costumes, cribs, changing mats, bed linens, baby carriers, diapers, diaper bags, strollers, car seats, bottles, breast pumps, pacifiers, baby formula, and ever so much more. Marci Robin, Allure, "Kylie Jenner Is Planning to Launch a Baby-Product Empire," 15 May 2019 Benson took an entirely different tack in a Chanel zip-front romper from the Resort 2019 collection, strappy sandals, and a ladylike white purse. Vogue, "Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson Raise the Bar for Couple Style at the Tribeca Film Festival," 30 Apr. 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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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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a usually brief trip or an expedition

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