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Tuesday word: Romp

So sorry I forgot last week. I thought I had it scheduled to post.

Tuesday, Apr. 27, 2021

Romp (verb, noun)
romp [romp]


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.

noun
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
romp·ing·ly, adverb

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
See synonyms for: romp / romped / romping on Thesaurus.com
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.
IN A NEW NOVEL, APATHETIC TEENAGERS USHER IN THE APOCALYPSE|ELLIOT ACKERMAN|JUNE 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST

The quick-cut trailer suggests a soft-core romp with dramatic intrigue and wry one-liners.
FRENCH POLITICAL SEX MOVIE ABOUT DSK SETS CANNES AQUIVER|TRACY MCNICOLL|MAY 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST

Come for the exploration of narrative form—stay for the hilarious romp.
‘THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL’ REVIEW: WES ANDERSON’S BEST EVER IS A WHIMSICAL CRIME CAPER|NICO HINES|FEBRUARY 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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