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

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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Simon Cowell has allegedly stepped in after rumours of a frenzy of backstage romping on The X Factor which prompted Louis Walsh to declare: "They are at it like rabbits.
It's a sort of British sex romp, without much sex in it and not a hell of a lot of romping - Nick Cave on his next film which is to be set in Brighton.
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Dougherty struck twice for Peter Coyne in their game with Monies, but the visitors emerged with the points after romping home 8-2.
From flirtatious butoh to tribe-like romping, the Eighth Annual Japanese Contemporary Dance Showcase is outrageous and captivating.
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Brushing aside the relentless sanctification this would suggest, the goddess in Roberts's movie is incarnated by porn-star-turned-sex-mystic, Annie Sprinkle, who appears throughout Bubbles in cheesy, trippy cutaways, romping like a plump Aphrodite.
Romping is one of those conveniently vague terms that covers a multitude of positions.
Carell Johnson, who ran for 135 yards on 11 carries, provided the winning score for the Bulldogs, romping 36 yards with 7:26 to play to erase a 14-12 ECR advantage.
After romping again with Nikki, the romeo turned his attentions back to Lady Isabella.
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