romp·​er ˈräm-pər How to pronounce romper (audio)
: one that romps
: jumpsuit sense 1
especially : a jumpsuit for infants
often used in plural

Examples of romper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Head into summer with this romper that miraculously has some sizes and colorways down to $8 right now. Katie Decker-Jacoby, StyleCaster, 5 July 2024 The 36-piece collection consists of active sets, including hoodies, joggers, sports bras, skirts, leggings, tennis dresses and rompers. Lisa Lockwood, WWD, 13 June 2024 The romper has a keyhole closure at the back, a wide drawstring waistband, and pockets that can hold a card case, a phone, or other small essentials. Isabel Garcia, Peoplemag, 10 June 2024 Jumpsuits and rompers The ultimate power move: pants. Meaghan Kenny, Condé Nast Traveler, 13 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for romper 

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1780, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of romper was circa 1780

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Cite this Entry

“Romper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition


romp·​er ˈräm-pər How to pronounce romper (audio)
: a child's one-piece garment with the lower part shaped like bloomers
usually used in plural
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