romper

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

romper (plural rompers)

  1. Someone who romps or frolics.
  2. (nautical) A ship that has moved far ahead of a convoy; see also straggler.

Etymology 2[edit]

Short for romper suit.

Noun[edit]

romper (plural rompers)

  1. onesie

Etymology 3[edit]

From Romper Room, name of a children's television series. See romp.

Verb[edit]

romper (third-person singular simple present rompers, present participle rompering, simple past and past participle rompered)

  1. (Ireland, historical, transitive) To abduct (a victim) to a room where they are tortured and murdered.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English romper, from English romper suit. In folk etymology, the word is linked with Dutch romp (torso).

Noun[edit]

romper m (plural rompers, diminutive rompertje n)

  1. a one-piece garment for an infant or small child; a onesie or romper
  2. an adult loungewear jumpsuit; a onesie or romper

Usage notes[edit]

For the baby version, the dimunitive rompertje is often used.


Ladin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rumpere, present active infinitive of rumpō.

Verb[edit]

romper

  1. to break

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese romper, from Latin rumpere, present active infinitive of rumpō, from Proto-Indo-European *reup (to break).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

romper (first-person singular present indicative rompo, past participle rompido)

  1. to break

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rumpere, present active infinitive of rumpō.

Verb[edit]

romper (first-person singular present rompo, first-person singular preterite rompí, past participle roto)

  1. to break
    romper el hechizo
    break the spell
  2. to break up, terminate (a relationship, friendship etc.)
    Mariana rompió con ella.
    Mariana broke up with her.
    Mariana y Catalina rompieron.
    Mariana and Catalina broke up.
  3. (with a) to begin to do something
    romper a conducir
    to start driving

Conjugation[edit]

  • Irregular in the past participle.

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