rompish

rompish

[rom-pish]
adjective
given to romping; frolicsome.

Origin:
1700–10; romp + -ish1

rompishly, adverb
rompishness, noun
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romp (rɒmp)
 
vb
1.  to play or run about wildly, boisterously, or joyfully
2.  romp home, romp in to win a race easily
 
n
3.  a noisy or boisterous game or prank
4.  an instance of sexual activity between two or more people that is entered into light-heartedly and without emotional commitment: naked sex romps
5.  archaic Also called: romper a playful or boisterous child, esp a girl
6.  an easy victory
 
[C18: probably variant of ramp, from Old French ramper to crawl, climb]
 
'rompish
 
adj

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