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romper

[rom-per] /ˈrɒm pər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that romps.
2.
Usually, rompers. (used with a plural verb)
  1. a loose, one-piece garment combining a shirt or blouse and short, bloomerlike pants, worn by young children.
  2. a similar garment worn by women and girls for sports, leisure activity, etc.
Origin
1835-1840
1835-40; romp + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for rompers

rompers

/ˈrɒmpəz/
plural noun
1.
a one-piece baby garment consisting of trousers and a bib with straps
2.
(NZ) a type of costume worn by schoolgirls for games and gymnastics
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Word Origin and History for rompers

romper

n.

1842, agent noun from romp (v.). Rompers "small children's overalls" first recorded 1909, on model of trousers.

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