romp

To romp is to play or cavort. On a busy day at a playground, you can watch happy kids romp.

When you romp, you don't entertain yourself quietly, but instead run around laughing or otherwise frolic with energy and enthusiasm. You can also call a wonderful, fun activity a romp: "Her party was a total romp!" The verb romp probably comes from the now-obsolete ramp, "to climb" (for a human), or "to stand on hind legs" (for an animal).

Primary Meanings of romp

1.
vn
play boisterously
gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
2.
vn
win easily
an easy victory
3.
n
a girl who behaves in a boyish manner
Full Definitions of romp
1

v play boisterously

“The toddlers romped in the playroom”
Synonyms:
cavort, disport, frisk, frolic, gambol, lark, lark about, rollick, run around, skylark, sport
Type of:
play
be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children

n gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement

Synonyms:
caper, frolic, gambol, play
Types:
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coquetry, dalliance, flirt, flirtation, flirting, toying
playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest
craziness, folly, foolery, indulgence, lunacy, tomfoolery
foolish or senseless behavior
game
frivolous or trifling behavior
horseplay
rowdy or boisterous play
teasing
playful vexation
word play
playing on words or speech sounds
meshugaas, mishegaas, mishegoss
(Yiddish) craziness; senseless behavior or activity
buffoonery, clowning, frivolity, harlequinade, japery, prank
acting like a clown or buffoon
Type of:
diversion, recreation
an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates
2

v win easily

romp a race”
Type of:
win
be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious

v run easily and fairly fast

Type of:
run
move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time

n an easy victory

Synonyms:
blowout, laugher, runaway, shoo-in, walkaway
Type of:
triumph, victory
a successful ending of a struggle or contest
3

n a girl who behaves in a boyish manner

Synonyms:
hoyden, tomboy
Type of:
fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman
a young woman

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