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 On June 22, the singer announced the happy news that Keziah could go home by sharing a sweet photo on Instagram of her baby girl dressed in a white romper with matching booties. Benjamin Vanhoose,, 25 Aug. 2021 Pick up a long bum-covering tunic top or romper for your next night out on the town or brunch meet-up with friends. Jean Chen Smith, The Enquirer, 20 Aug. 2021 The romper comes from Naked Wardrobe, an affordable favorite of Kylie Jenner, beloved for their body-flaunting basics. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, 16 Aug. 2021 Aritizia stans, consider this your lucky day: Nearly everything on site is up to 50% off, including bestsellers like its bike short romper, vegan leather shacket, and Super Puff down coat. Christopher Ros, Glamour, 5 Aug. 2021 In 2019, a Houston doctor was told to cover up her romper on her trip home from Jamaica with her son in an incident the woman said was racist and misogynistic. Dallas News, 9 July 2021 The longer version is a jump suit and the shorter is a romper and people love the pockets. Kevyn Burger Special To The Star Tribune, Star Tribune, 12 July 2021 Converting the hot-zone suit into a kicky little romper. Scott Jacobson, The New Yorker, 3 July 2021 For an all-in-one outfit, look no further than this sweet Angashion romper that's made of breathable cotton and has a flattering fit that's beloved by shoppers and editors alike. Sanah Faroke, Southern Living, 1 July 2021

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First Known Use of romper

circa 1780, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Romper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of romper

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


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

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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