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romp around

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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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.
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'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun,' said Curtis as she shared a video of her romping around in her fun and lively outfit on stage.
Jye Etheridge hit the tapes at the start of Heat Three with Pijper coming into replace him, and with David Howe romping around out in front with consummate ease, the chasing Mark Riss went from second to last in less than two laps for Pijper to nick a good Bandits 2-4 putting the visitors into a 8-10 lead.
IN THE late 1940s, a grown-up Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor), has forgotten the joy of his childhood spent romping around the Hundred Acre Wood with Winnie-the-Pooh (voiced by Jim Cummings) and friends.
TOWARDS the conclusion of Marc Forster's fantasy, Winnie-the-Pooh (voiced by Jim Cummings) stares adoringly at a grown-up Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor), who has forgotten the joy of his childhood spent romping around the Hundred Acre Wood.
CHRISTOPHER ROBIN (PG) HHH HH TOWARDS the conclusion of Marc Forster's fantasy, Winnie-the-Pooh (voiced by Jim Cummings) stares adoringly at a grown-up Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor), who has forgotten the joy of his childhood spent romping around the Hundred Acre Wood.
Bears have been frequently filmed romping around the community that straddles city and wilderness.
Dr Amir Liaquat introduced the culture of romping around [during Ramazan transmissions] and all others have started imitating him, he observed.We will not allow such things in Sehrand Iftar transmissions, he asserted.
There was much romping around in the woodlands and meadows as around 50 of us split into groups to go den building, pond-dipping and mini-beast hunting.
As a child I admit to being fascinated by those strange creatures romping around a TV set waving their arms, making peculiar gurgling noises and, bizarrely, being convincing enough to scare the life out of thousands of kids tuning in each week.
The only animal in the barnyard section of the First Avenue Animal Shelter, Dahlia on Wednesday awaited a reunion with her owner by napping, eating pig feed as well as a tray of fruits and vegetables, and romping around the yard.
Drysdale, 40, certainly didn't look out of his depth yesterday, romping around sunkissed St Andrews in four under to dive headlong into a lastgasp bid to keep his European Tour card for next season.
Our children enjoyed cycling the paths around the lakes, playing on the bouncy castle and romping around in the new playground.
"Robsten" had been spotted romping around town together, but during their "Twilight" interview it was the first time the two publicly spoke together.
The image of Marie Antoinette romping around her palatial digs, utterly oblivious to the storm gathering outside her window, furhishes almost too perfect a metaphor for "The Queen of Versailles," Lauren Greenfield's often hilarious, mostly infuriating chronicle of the rise and fall of one of America's most obscenely wealthy families.