Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 10/20/19 Romp

Romp (verb, noun)
romp [romp]
(previously 05-26-13)

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.

RELATED FORMS
romp·ing·ly, adverb

RELATED WORDS
lark, rout, frolic, cavort, gambol, prance, play, rollick, hop, antic, dance, skip, leap, sport, frisk, escapade, cakewalk, caper, revel, roister

SYNONYMS FOR ROMP
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1, 4. gambol.

Origin: 1700–10; perhaps variant of ramp (v.); compare obsolete ramp rough woman, literally, one who ramps

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