Definition of Rompish

1. a. Given to rude play; inclined to romp.



Definition of Rompish

1. Adjective. Given to rude play; inclined to romp. ¹

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Definition of Rompish

1. inclined to romp [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rompish

romesco
romeward
romic
romidepsin
romish
romist
romneyas
romped
romper
romper suit
rompers
romping
romping good
rompingly
rompish (current term)
rompler
romplers
romps
roms
romset
romsets
roncador
roncadors
ronchil
ronco
rondache
rondaches
rondavel
rondavels

Literary usage of Rompish

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1. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"... to swell), a rising heap, or mound of earth. De- En- Un- TOMBOY, ». A tumbler, mountebank ¡ a rompish girl—a playfellow for boys. ..."

2. The Spectator by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele (1810)
"... and make passes on the wall, take off my cravat, and seize it to make some other use of the lace, or run into some other unaccountable rompish- ness, ..."

3. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"He has, however, taken a house for a ' sweet little mistress/ who has been deserted by her husband and three children ; who is ' ill-bred ' and ' rompish,' ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1882)
"Wh. Gl. ; Mid. The verb ie aleo common, but the past part, is unheard to any extent. The substantive is also applied to half - wild, rompish sheep. ..."

5. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1887)
"On this rompish Day of Jubilation Let there be no sign of any snip-snap ! Let the bells ring out a merry welkin I (" The practice of making the welkin ring ..."

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