1. noun A period or instance of lively, merry, or frolicsome play. Can be followed by a specific thing or place around which one is playing. We took the kids to the park so they could have a romp around after lunch. Why don't you throw on your rain boots and go have a romp around the muddy puddles in the field across the street?
2. verb A play or run around in a lively, merry, or frolicsome manner. Can be followed by a specific thing or place around which one is playing. Why don't we have a picnic out at the park? The kids will have plenty of room to romp around so we can eat our food in peace. Tommy and his friend have been romping around the house all day because of the rain.
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to run and bounce around playfully. The horses were in the meadow, romping around in the crisp autumn air. The children need to get out and romp around.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.