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romp
American English: /rɑmp/
, /rɔmp/
British English: /rɒmp/

Translation of romp in Spanish:

noun

[colloquial]
  • 1 (frolic) the children dashed off for a romp in the snow
    los niños salieron a retozar en la nieve
    Example sentences
    • I quickly changed out of the white gown, and hung it up to dry, for it was partially damp due to my romp through the snow.
    • It's daughter Caroline's third birthday and a proud and happy little girl turns church-going into a gleeful romp.
  • 2 (sexual)
    Example sentences
    • As a homosexual, I would also be disapproving of promiscuous, illicit bathroom romps, simply because of the moral code by which I live.
    • The songwriter's lyrics are peppered with references to vampires, premonitions, smoke and mirrors, no strings attached sexual romps and Elvis rising from the dead.
    • The image does look as if these texts describe a harmless aristocratic sexual romp.
  • 3 (play, film, novel)
    (obra divertida y sin pretensiones)
    Example sentences
    • Hodges found the production chaotic but managed to ‘let go’, producing a lavish and enjoyable comic sci-fi romp.
    • In all actuality, this film is a light-hearted action romp that has its tongue firmly planted in its cheek.
    • The elements are present for a really good sci-fi cinematic romp but unfortunately the movie's screenplay holds the film back from achieving great things.
  • 4 (easy victory)
    carrera (feminine) fácil
    Example sentences
    • Brock scored four more goals in the third period to cap off the romp with three of those coming in the last five minutes of the game.
    • But England will take what they can from a 12-try romp against the hapless Canadians.
    • Vale of Lune made club history with a six try romp at Morley at the weekend.

intransitive verb

  • 1 (frolic)
    Example sentences
    • He romped with just about every starlet on the scene, making a name for himself as a stud who brought out the best in his partners.
    • As far back as the Napoleonic Wars era, queers from London would leave their closeted lives to romp with the legions of soldiers billeted here.
    • His daughter has been caught on video romping with her latest lover on the stairs of a London nightclub..
  • 2 (move boisterously)
    correr alegremente
    Example sentences
    • With all these demands on her time, plus kids and a dog romping through the yard, how does Stacie keep her garden beautiful enough to turn heads?
    • The adults can enjoy their feasting, drinking, the beach and sun while the children romp in the waters within eyesight.
    • We see herds of wildebeest sweeping majestically across the plains, elephants romping in the distance, and breathtaking shots of mountains and valleys.
  • 3 (move with ease) (+ adverb complement) she romped through the exam
    no tuvo problemas para hacer el examen
    he has romped into a spectacular lead
    ha conseguido sin dificultad una ventaja espectacular
    Example sentences
    • The odds are that, whoever romps home to victory, there'll be plenty of laughs along the way.
    • In the second leg of the double header, Workers romped home for a 22-0 win.
    • When I told an acquaintance about a ten to one shot that romped home later in the day, I had no idea how much, if anything, that tip was ultimately worth to him.

Phrasal verbs

romp home

romp in verb + adverb
[colloquial]
ganar fácilmente
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