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romp

Pronunciation: /rɑːmp; rɒmp/

Translation of romp in Spanish:

noun/nombre

[colloquial/familiar]
  • 1 (frolic) retozo (masculine) 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) revolcón (masculine) [colloquial/familiar]
    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/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (frolic) retozar* 1.2 (move boisterously) correr alegremente 1.3 (move with ease) (+ adverb complement/+ adverbio predicativo) 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

Phrasal verbs

romp home

romp in verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
[colloquial/familiar] ganar fácilmente

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