romp

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romp (third-person singular simple present romps, present participle romping, simple past and past participle romped)

  1. (intransitive) To play about roughly, energetically or boisterously.
    • When the kids're allowed to romp in the bedroom, they break something.
  2. (transitive, US) (Often used with down) To press forcefully, to encourage vehemently, to oppress.
    • If I romp down on the gas, it'll do sixty in six seconds.
    • Coach Smith had to romp on 'em to get 'em out of a losing streak.
  3. To win easily.
    • England romped to an easy win over Australia.
  4. (slang) To engage in playful or boisterous sex.

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romp (plural romps)

  1. A period of boisterous play, a frolic.
  2. (slang) A bout of playful or boisterous sex.
    • Sex romp at Windsor castle (headline in The Sun)
  3. (archaic) A girl who indulges in boisterous play; a tomboy.

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romp

  1. Third-person singular present indicative form of rompre.
  2. Second-person singular imperative form of rompre.

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romp m (plural rompen, diminutive rompje n)

  1. trunk, torso
  2. (ship) hull