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Romp (verb, noun)
verb (used without object)
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.
4. a lively or boisterous frolic.
5. a person who romps.
6. a quick or effortless pace: The work was easy, and he went through it in a romp.
7. an effortless victory.
OTHER WORDS FROM ROMP
WORDS RELATED TO ROMP
lark, rout, frolic, cavort, gambol, prance, play, rollick, hop, antic, dance, skip, leap, sport, frisk, escapade, cakewalk, caper, revel, roister
SYNONYMS FOR ROMP
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1, 4. gambol.
Origin: 1700–10; perhaps variant of ramp (v.); compare obsolete ramp rough woman, literally, one who ramps
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR ROMP
Keep up the fun things you did during shutdowns. If you’ve been taking your dog on longer, more frequent romps in the past few months, you’re not alone.
HOW TO HELP YOUR PET WITH SEPARATION ANXIETY|SARA KILEY WATSON|AUGUST 26, 2020|POPULAR SCIENCE
His debut novel, Echo of the Boom, is a dystopian romp with Pynchonesque ambitions.
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The quick-cut trailer suggests a soft-core romp with dramatic intrigue and wry one-liners.
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Come for the exploration of narrative form—stay for the hilarious romp.
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