"That's a great deal to make one word mean," Alice said in a thoughtful tone. "When I make a word do a lot of work like that," said Humpty Dumpty, "I always pay it extra."

Monday, 26 October 2009


To romp means to frolic; play boisterously; play light-heartedly.

A romp is a runaway or easy victory. In days gone by the term was also used of young girls to indicate a tomboy or a girl who behaved in a boyish manner.

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