romp

  • 1romp´er — romp «romp», verb, noun. –v.i. 1. to play in a rough, boisterous way; rush, tumble, and punch in play: »boys and girls romping together and running after one another (Samuel Butler). 2. a) to run or go rapidly and with little effort, as in racing …

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  • 2romp — romp·er; romp·ish; romp; romp·ing·ly; romp·ish·ness; …

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  • 3Romp — Romp, n. 1. A girl who indulges in boisterous play. [1913 Webster] 2. Rude, boisterous play or frolic; rough sport. [1913 Webster] While romp loving miss Is hauled about in gallantry robust. Thomson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4romp — [rämp] n. [< earlier ramp, vulgar woman, hussy, prob. < ME rampen < OFr ramper: see RAMP2] 1. a person who romps, esp. a girl 2. [< ROMP the vi.] boisterous, lively play or frolic 3. a) an easy, winnin …

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  • 5Romp — Romp, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Romped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Romping}.] [A variant of ramp. See {Ramp} to leap, {Rampallian}.] 1. To play rudely and boisterously; to leap and frisk about in play. [1913 Webster] 2. To go rapidly and without strained… …

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  • 6romp — n frolic, rollick, gambol, disport, sport, play (see under PLAY vb) romp vb frolic, rollick, gambol, disport, sport, *play …

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  • 7romp — [n] fun; caper antic, cakewalk*, cavort, dance, escapade, frisk, frolic, gambol, hop, lark, leap, play, rollick, rout, skip, sport; concepts 292,384 Ant. seriousness romp [v] have fun, enjoy oneself caper, cavort, celebrate, cut capers*, cut up* …

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  • 8romp — ► VERB 1) play about roughly and energetically. 2) informal achieve something easily. 3) (romp home/in) informal finish as the easy winner of a race or other contest. 4) informal engage in sexual activity. ► NOUN 1) a spell of romping …

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  • 9ROMP — [Abk. für ringöffnende Metathesepolymerisation]: ↑ Ringöffnungspolymerisation …

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  • 10romp — (v.) 1709, perhaps a variant of ramp (v.); see RAMPAGE (Cf. rampage). Meaning to win (a contest) with great ease first attested 1888. Related: Romped; romping …

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  • 11romp — romp1 [rɔmp US ra:mp] v [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: ramp [i] to behave threateningly (14 19 centuries), from French ramper; RAMPANT] 1.) [always + adverb/preposition] to play in a noisy way, especially by running, jumping etc romp around/about ▪… …

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  • 12romp — [[t]rɒ̱mp[/t]] romps, romping, romped 1) VERB Journalists use romp in expressions like romp home, romp in, or romp to victory, to say that a person or horse has won a race or competition very easily. [V adv/prep] Mr Foster romped home with 141… …

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  • 13romp — I UK [rɒmp] / US [rɑmp] verb [intransitive] Word forms romp : present tense I/you/we/they romp he/she/it romps present participle romping past tense romped past participle romped if children or animals romp, they play or move around in a lively… …

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  • 14ROMP — The ROMP or Research (Office Products Division) Micro Processor chip, also known in some circles as 032, was first in silicon in 1981 and was originally designed to be used in office products. It was intended as a follow on to a mid 1970 s… …

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  • 15romp — romp1 [ ramp ] verb intransitive if children or animals romp, they play or move around in a lively and often noisy way romp home/to victory MAINLY JOURNALISM to win something such as a race or competition very easily romp ,through phrasal verb… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16romp — 1 verb (I) 1 (always + adv/prep) to play in a noisy way, especially by running, jumping etc (+ around/about): They could hear the children romping around upstairs. 2 romp home if someone or something, especially a horse in a race, romps home,… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17rómp — a in ròmp rômpa m (ọ̑; ȍ ó) ekspr., navadno v zvezi romp in pomp živahno, vznemirljivo, razburljivo dogajanje: tam je bil velik romp in pomp / prekop so odprli z rompom in pompom …

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  • 18romp — rompingly, adv. /romp/, v.i. 1. to play or frolic in a lively or boisterous manner. 2. to run or go rapidly and without effort, as in racing. 3. to win easily. n. 4. a lively or boisterous frolic. 5. a person who romps. 6. a quick or effortless… …

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  • 19romp — v. (D; intr.) to romp with * * * [rɒmp] (D; intr.) to romp with …

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  • 20romp —    to copulate    Literally, to frolic or play boisterously:     What these Indians don t know about the refinements of romping isn t worth knowing. (Fraser, 1975)    A romp may be an act of extramarital copulation, or the person with whom it is… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms