Rompish Romp"ish, a. Given to rude play; inclined to romp; frolicsome. [1913 Webster] --- {Romp"ish}, adv. -- {Romp"ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • rompishness — romp·ish·ness …   English syllables

  • rompishness — noun see rompish * * * rompˈishness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑romp …   Useful english dictionary

  • rompish — rompishly, adv. rompishness, n. /rom pish/, adj. given to romping; frolicsome. [1700 10; ROMP + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

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