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- (intransitive) To play about roughly, energetically or boisterously.
- When the kids're allowed to romp in the bedroom, they break something.
- (transitive, US) (Often used with down) To press forcefully, to encourage vehemently, to oppress.
- To win easily.
- England romped to an easy win over Australia.
- 2014, Paul Doyle, "Southampton hammer eight past hapless Sunderland in barmy encounter", The Guardian, 18 October 2014:
- Ronald Koeman collected that prize in the run-up to this game, and then watched his team romp to their biggest victory for nearly a century, inflicting a defeat that Sunderland will struggle to forget.
- (slang) To engage in playful or boisterous sex.
to play roughly or energetically
romp (plural romps)
- A period of boisterous play, a frolic.
- (slang) A bout of playful or boisterous sex.
- Sex romp at Windsor castle (headline in The Sun)
- (archaic) A girl who indulges in boisterous play; a tomboy.
period of boisterous play
romp (plural rompe)
- third-person singular present indicative form of rompre
- second-person singular imperative form of rompre