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Definition of romp verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

romp

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//rɒmp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɑːmp//
 
, NAmE//rɔːmp//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they romp
BrE BrE//rɒmp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɑːmp//
 
, NAmE//rɔːmp//
 
he / she / it romps
BrE BrE//rɒmps//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɑːmps//
 
, NAmE//rɔːmps//
 
past simple romped
BrE BrE//rɒmpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɑːmpt//
 
, NAmE//rɔːmpt//
 
past participle romped
BrE BrE//rɒmpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɑːmpt//
 
, NAmE//rɔːmpt//
 
-ing form romping
BrE BrE//ˈrɒmpɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɑːmpɪŋ//
 
, NAmE//ˈrɔːmpɪŋ//
 
Happiness
 
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  • [intransitive] (+ adv./prep.) to play in a happy and noisy way kids romping around in the snow Two fox cubs romped playfully on the river bank. See related entries: Happiness
  • Word Origin early 18th cent.: perhaps an alteration of ramp.Idioms to easily win a race or competition Their horse romped home in the 2 o'clock race. The Dutch team romped to a 5–1 victory over Celtic. Phrasal Verbsromp aheadromp through (something)
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: romp