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Related to romping: stank, gently, bize, onwards, howk
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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

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

romp in

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

romp around

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.
See also: around, romp

romp on someone

 and romp all over someone 
1. Fig. Inf. to beat or win over, as in a sports contest. Our team romped on our opponents and beat them 10 to 1. We romped all over them.
2. Fig. Inf. to scold someone. The teacher romped on the students for their behavior. He romped all over all of them.
See also: on, romp

romp through something

to run through something fast and playfully. The conductor romped through the slow movement of the symphony as if it were a march. The cast romped through the last act, knowing that the play would be closed that very night.
See also: romp, through

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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