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



    BrE BrE//rɒmp//
    ; NAmE NAmE//rɑːmp//
    , NAmE//rɔːmp//
    (often used in newspapers) (informal)
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  1. 1[countable] an enjoyable sexual experience that is not serious politicians involved in sex romps with call girls
  2. 2[countable] an amusing book, play or film/movie that is full of action or adventure His latest film is an enjoyable romp.
  3. 3[singular] an easy victory in a sports competition They won in a 5–1 romp.
  4. Word Originearly 18th cent.: perhaps an alteration of ramp.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: romp