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romp to victory

To deftly or easily win a race, contest, or competition. Primarily heard in UK. With her arch-rival out of commission with a pulled hamstring, the defending champion romped to victory at the Olympics once again. Showing their utter superiority on the pitch, the boys in blue look set to romp to a 6–2 victory.
See also: romp, victory

ˈromp home/to victory

(informal) win easily, especially in a race, an election, etc: The Queen’s horse romped home in the first race.The Democratic Party romped to victory in the recent elections.
See also: home, romp, victory
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Just 24 hours earlier he had celebrated romping to victory at Aintree on 66-1 outsider Auroras Encore.
Summary: Eurovision winner Loreen has said she does not care what people think about her after romping to victory in the competition.
2 ROSS JACK hailed his Elgin players for shrugging off a pre-match setback and romping to victory.
TRUE CHAMPIONS ALWAYS RESPOND WELL TO FAILURE There was an inevitability about Tiger Woods responding to the embarrassment of missing the cut in the Open by romping to victory on his next start.
England have fond memories of this ground after securing a win over Australia in the Ashes last year and romping to victory over today's opponents by an innings and 111 runs back in 2002.
HM Plant Honda rider Ryuichi Kiyonari opted for full wet tyres, and made them count, romping to victory by 19 seconds.
HM Plant Honda rider Kiyonari opted for full wet tyres and made them count, romping to victory by 19 seconds ahead of Haslam and Lavilla.
They fell behind again before romping to victory through Gareth Hurton, on his return to the county, Ian Curtis, Steve Durnell, Paul Higgins, Clayton Williams and Simon Rees.
NORTHAMPTON launched the post-Ian Atkins era by romping to victory against Torquay who finished with only eight men after a hat-trick of red cards.
Before romping to victory at Glen Abbey, Reavie had just one top-30 finish in 21 starts of what had been a hugely disappointing rookie season.
The Dundonian wants to even up the scores by romping to victory on home soil.
CRISTOFORO, who landed a charity race at Newbury with Frankie Dettori's wife Catherine in the saddle earlier this month, gained himself some more kudos by romping to victory at Folkestone.
Following on from Mark O'Meara's win in Dubai, Britain's Laura Davies made it a great weekend for veterans when romping to victory in Sydney.
VIETNAM veteran John Kerry last night had his sights on the White House after romping to victory in the New Hampshire primary.
The Conference leaders showed no mercy, with Gary Johnson's men romping to victory through a Michael McIndoe brace and Kirk Jackson's 20th of the season.