- a person who romps, esp. a girl
Origin of romp< rompthe intransitive verb boisterous, lively play or frolic
- an easy, winning gait in a race: to win in a romp
- an easy victory
Origin of rompfrom earlier ramp, vulgar woman, hussy, probably from Middle English rampen from Old French ramper: see ramp
- to play or frolic in a boisterous, lively way
- to win with ease in a race, contest, etc.
intransitive verbromped, romp·ing, romps
- To play or frolic boisterously.
- To run or advance in a rapid or easy manner.
- Slang To win a race or game easily.
- a. Lively, merry play; frolic.b. Lively or frolicsome play that encompasses lovemaking.
- One, especially a girl, that sports and frolics.
- A rapid or easy pace.
- Slang An easy win.
Origin of rompAlteration of ramp 2
(third-person singular simple present romps, present participle romping, simple past and past participle romped)