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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.
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a variant of romp5
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(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.
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A ship which has moved more than 10 nautical miles ahead of its convoy, and is unable to rejoin it. See also straggler.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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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