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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably a variant of ramp.

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -ɒmp
  • (file)

VerbEdit

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.
  4. (slang) To engage in playful or boisterous sex.

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NounEdit

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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AfrikaansEdit

NounEdit

romp (plural rompe)

  1. skirt

CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

romp

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of rompre
  2. second-person singular imperative form of rompre

DutchEdit

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NounEdit

romp m (plural rompen, diminutive rompje n)

  1. trunk, torso
  2. (ship) hull