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romping

[ romp ]SEE DEFINITION OF romping

Synonyms for romping

  • cavort
  • frolic
  • gambol
  • prance
  • caper
  • celebrate
  • frisk
  • lark
  • play
  • revel
  • roister
  • skip
  • skylark
  • sport
  • cut capers
  • cut up
  • fool around
  • go on the town
  • kid around
  • let loose
  • make merry
  • rollic
  • whoop it up
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ROMPING

How noisy and romping the brook was; how capricious, how playful, how furtive!

His senses were in a maze, and the whole world was reeling and romping around him.

The birds of the air, the beasts of the field, and happy, romping children are in them.

Instead of romping and frolicking individually they play in groups.

She is romping or playing or swinging out of doors the other part.

I am sorry for the people beneath, when the boys get romping round.

After this, she was gay, romping, and even rather tantalizing.

It was the girl; she was romping with a great St. Bernard dog.

Katharine, do be seated instead of romping round the room like that!

It was amusing to see him with the actions of a romping child and the face of a cynic.

WORD ORIGIN

1709, "to play, sport, frolic;" 1734, "piece of lively play;" perhaps a variant of ramp (v.); but cf. romp (n.). Meaning "to win (a contest) with great ease" first attested 1888. Related: Romped; romping.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ROMPING

frisky

adjectivefull of spirit
  • active
  • antic
  • bouncy
  • coltish
  • dashing
  • feeling one's oats
  • frolicsome
  • full of beans
  • gamesome
  • high-spirited
  • in high spirits
  • jumpy
  • kittenish
  • larkish
  • lively
  • peppy
  • playful
  • prankish
  • rollicking
  • romping
  • spirited
  • sportive
  • wicked
  • zesty
  • zippy
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