romp to victory

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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Many expected Labour to romp to victory based on previous elections in the region, which covers Birmingham, Solihull, the Black Country and Coventry.
FORMULA ONE: Mark Webber has dismissed suggestions Red Bull will romp to victory come the opening race of the season in Australia in just over a fortnight's time.
Fresh from his two gold medals at London 2012 earlier in August, Farah shook off the sleepless nights to romp to victory over two miles at the Grand Prix meeting.
THE Conservatives overturned Labour to romp to victory in Warrington South.
TOM Shanklin backs Wales to hit Australia with Grand Slam style in Saturday's pivotal clash after the "glory days" of 2005 were rekindled in the final romp to victory over Canada.
Earlier, veteran Pakistani spinner Mushtaq Ahmed produced a mesmerising display of slow bowling, claiming five wickets as Sussex looked set to romp to victory at Wantage Road.
But Cole had the last laugh by slotting home in the penalty shoot out to help his side romp to victory.
DESPITE starting brightly a poor performance from DK's backs allowed second place Macclesfield to romp to victory.
A RECORD 70,000 people watched Amberleigh House romp to victory in Saturday's big race.
These two are obviously going to romp to victory because Crapper never goes home empty-handed.
H'Angus, who last year helped former monkey suit wearer Stuart Drummond romp to victory in Hartlepool's mayoral election, will join more than 20 other mascots in the event.
NEWBRIDGE gave Wanderers a lesson in opportunity - taking to bounce back from a 17-10 half-time deficit and romp to victory.
BOOKMAKERS have stopped taking bets on the Tory leadership race because they are sure Iain Duncan Smith will romp to victory.
Felton attacked from the first whistle and plundered 12 goals to romp to victory.