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Definition 1: gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement - [noun denoting act]

Samples where romp or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was all done in play
  • their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly

Synonyms for romp in the sense of this definition

(romp is a kind of ...) an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates

"scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists" "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles" "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation"

(... is a kind of romp ) playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest

(... is a kind of romp ) foolish or senseless behavior

(... is a kind of romp ) frivolous or trifling behavior

"for actors, memorizing lines is no game" "for him, life is all fun and games"

(... is a kind of romp ) rowdy or boisterous play

(... is a kind of romp ) playful vexation

"the parody was just a form of teasing"

(... is a kind of romp ) playing on words or speech sounds

Definition 2: an easy victory - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for romp in the sense of this definition

(romp is a kind of ...) a successful ending of a struggle or contest

"a narrow victory" "the general always gets credit for his army's victory" "clinched a victory" "convincing victory" "the agreement was a triumph for common sense"

Definition 3: a girl who behaves in a boyish manner - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for romp in the sense of this definition

(romp is a kind of ...) a young female

"a young lady of 18"

Definition 4: win easily - [verb of competition]

Samples where romp or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • romp a race

(romp is a kind of ...) be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious

"He won the Gold Medal in skating" "Our home team won" "Win the game"

Definition 5: play boisterously - [verb of motion]

Samples where romp or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The children frolicked in the garden
  • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
  • The toddlers romped in the playroom

Synonyms for romp in the sense of this definition

(romp is a kind of ...) be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children

"The kids were playing outside all day" "I used to play with trucks as a little girl"

Definition 6: run easily and fairly fast - [verb of motion]

(romp is a kind of ...) move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time

"Don't run--you'll be out of breath" "The children ran to the store"

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