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romp / rämp; rômp/ • v. [intr.] (esp. of a child or animal) play roughly and energetically: the noisy pack of children romped around the garden. ∎  inf. proceed without effort to achieve something: the Vikings romped to victory. ∎ inf. engage in sexual activity, esp. illicitly: a colleague stumbled on the couple romping in an office.• n. a spell of rough, energetic play: a romp in the snow. ∎  a lighthearted movie or other work: an enjoyably gross sci-fi romp. ∎ inf. an easy victory: the 45–28 romp over the Owls yesterday at Alumni Stadium. ∎ inf. a spell of sexual activity, esp. an illicit one: three-in-a-bed sex romps.