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1. One that romps.
2. also rompers Any of various one-piece garments, often having short gathered legs, for infants or children.
3. A jumpsuit that has shorts.


a variant of romp5


(ˈrɒm pər)

1. a person or thing that romps.
2. Usu., rompers. (used with a pl. v.)
a. a one-piece garment combining a shirt and short, bloomerlike pants, worn by young children.
b. a similar garment worn by women and girls for leisure activity.


A ship which has moved more than 10 nautical miles ahead of its convoy, and is unable to rejoin it. See also straggler.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.romper - a person who romps or frolics
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
2.romper - a one-piece garment for children to wear at playromper - a one-piece garment for children to wear at play; the lower part is shaped like bloomers
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
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Pastor Rompa explained that the block of programming in Polish airing weekly on TBN Europe includes such television ministries as Joyce Meyer, along with Christian music from Polish artists, and is being watched not only by people in Poland, but by Polish viewers across Europe.
The measure has acceptable test--retest reliability and discriminant validity and is associated with a variety of high-risk sexual behaviors (Kalichman & Cain, 2004; Kalichman & Rompa, 1995).
As past differences have been found in sexual sensation seeking with gay men and heterosexual individuals (Kalichman & Rompa, 1995), it is possible that the same could be true for the KSEIS.
The Sexual Sensation Seeking Scale was taken from the sensation-seeking questionnaire (Kalichman & Rompa, 1995).
Emotional distress, specifically, has been found to serve as an indicator for health-compromising behaviour, including lower levels of adherence (Kalichman & Rompa 2003:59-61).
E preciso deixar de vivenciar essa relacao hegemonica ao consumo como espontanea e ordenadora da forma de vida em que estamos imersos e ligar-nos a outras formas de existencia abstratas em que se rompa essa identificacao primaria e se constituam comunidades criticas de comunicacao.
A unique labeling process for PET and PVC blister packaging was shown by German robotics firm Hekuma GmbH (represented here by Autotec) and Rompa Kunstsoff-produkten, a Dutch thermoformer.
O que pretendemos demonstrar é que a cidadania científica só pode ser exercida a partir de uma concepção moderna do procedimento científico que rompa com os mitos da neutralidade e da objetividade.
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The Cyberporn Compulsivity Scale (CCS) was adapted and condensed for the purposes of this study from the Sexual Compulsivity Scale (Kalichman & Rompa, 1995), so that it would specifically address sexual behaviors relating to Internet-based pornography.
internalized homophobia (Meyer & Dean, 1998); a sense of fatalism (Kalichman, Kelly, Morgan, & Rompa, 1997); and the effects of substance use (Halkitis & Parsons, 2002), depression, antigay violence, and childhood sexual abuse or substance abuse (Stall et al.
Angelo to Dear Comrade, undated; Steve Rompa to Jay Lovestone, 16 February 1928; Pat Devine, "Report on Southern Illinois Sub-District," January-February 1928; William Weinstone, "Report on the Mining Situation," 7 March 1928; Box 47, Bill Goldsmith, interview with Earl Browder, 1955.