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romp

Noun

1 an easy victory [syn: runaway, blowout, laugher, shoo-in, walkaway]
2 a girl who behaves in a boyish manner [syn: tomboy, hoyden]
3 gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement; "it was all done in play"; "their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly" [syn: play, frolic, gambol, caper]

Verb

1 play boisterously; "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom" [syn: frolic, lark, rollick, skylark, disport, sport, cavort, gambol, frisk, run around, lark about]
2 run easily and fairly fast
3 win easily; "romp a race"

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Pronunciation

Intransitive verb

  1. To play about roughly, energetically or boisterously.

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Noun

  1. A spell of boisterous play, a frolic.

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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