romp home

(redirected from romped home)
Like this video? Subscribe to our free daily email and get a new idiom video every day!

romp home

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 home at the Olympics once again. Showing their utter superiority on the pitch, the boys in blue look set to romp home to a 6–2 victory.
See also: home, romp

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
References in periodicals archive ?
Katie Walsh romped home on Thunder And Roses in the Grand National even though they were at outside odds of 20/1.
They romped home by five lengths from 14-1 shot Balthazar King with champion jockey AP McCoy third on Double Seven.
Pinch-hitter Nuwan Kulasekara also played his part as Sri Lanka romped home by seven wickets, smashing five fours and three sixes.
The firm said the Grand National results, which saw 66-1 outsider Auroras Encore win, even surpassed its record win on the 2009 race when Mon Mome romped home at 100-1.
The Windy had all the answers and romped home 11-0 with efforts from Liam Williams (3), Jamie Edwards (2), Jamie Williams (2), Owen McMahon, Ricky Neill and Ian Bennett.
Hayley, 27, jumped for joy as her horse romped home and couldn't wait to show her winning slip to pal Coleen Rooney.
Nicky Henderson's lightly raced six-year-old romped home at Aintree in April and with improvement confidently anticipated he looks to be a major player in the hurdling showpiece.
The Welsh wonder took the lead at the start of the running finale and romped home seven seconds clear of American Gwen Jorgensen to meet the criteria for a Team GB 2012 spot.
Requiring just over four runs an over, ADCC romped home, the winning runs coming from the first ball of the 16th over.
The Blackburn boss was at Aintree on Thursday to celebrate with Ferguson as What A Friend romped home, but they will go head to head at Ewood Park tomorrow.
The 100-1 outsider Mon Mome romped home after finishing 10th in last year's race.
Wirral romped home 42-23 against Sale in South Lancashire/Cheshire One.
Chasing a target of 111, the hosts romped home to victory in the 19th over with some big hits from Hussey to seal the Riders' second win on the trot - and the first win on home ground.
No sooner had 12-1 chance Mugo romped home by 20 lengths from odds-on favourite Referendum.
SRI LANKA romped home in the second Test against Bangladesh after the tourists suffered a tail-end collapse in the final session on day three.