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rompverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   /rɒmp/  us   /rɑːmp/
to ​play in a ​rough, ​excited, and ​noisy way: The ​children romped ​happily around/about in the ​garden.
Phrasal verbs

rompnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /rɒmp/  us   /rɑːmp/
(Definition of romp from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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rompverb [I]

 us   /rɑmp/
to ​play or ​run in a ​happy, ​excited, and ​noisy way: The ​puppy and ​children romped together in the ​yard. To romp is also to ​succeed or ​wineasily: The ​unbeaten Charlottesville Crackers romped past the Beantown Beanies 68-26.

rompnoun [C usually sing]

 us   /rɑmp, rɔmp/
something that, in a ​noisy way, makes you ​feelhappy and ​excited: The ​film is a ​comic romp. A romp is also an ​easyvictory over an ​opponent: Nothing could ​stop his romp to the ​nomination.
(Definition of romp from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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