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Definition of "romp" []

  • To play or frolic boisterously. (verb-intransitive)
  • To run or advance in a rapid or easy manner. (verb-intransitive)
  • Slang To win a race or game easily. (verb-intransitive)
  • Lively, merry play; frolic. (noun)
  • Lively or frolicsome play that encompasses lovemaking. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "romp" in a sentence
  • "A Palin romp through early Republican primaries coupled with enduring unpopularity for President Obama, Heilemann believes, would also give rise to an "Isn't there anyone else out there who can save us?""
  • "The alpha and omega of giantess films: This sci-fi teen romp is about a pack of out-of-town joyriding teens led by Beau Bridges (!) that wind up in a small town after crashing their car in a rain storm."
  • "This fish-out-of-water romp is just the thing to cure those grey, February doldrums!!"