Definition of romper in English:


Pronunciation /ˈrôm-//ˈrämpər/


  • 1A young child's one-piece outer garment.

    • ‘She was dressed, like a little cherub, in a pink-and-lace romper and white buckle shoes.’
    • ‘For added warmth, combine the pants with our soft merino wool, tong-sleeved romper.’
    • ‘Their most popular seller is a romper with the slogan ‘Give Peas a Chance’ printed across the front.’
    1. 1.1 A one-piece outer garment for adults, typically worn as overalls or as sports clothing.
      ‘cashmere bodysuits and alpaca-jersey rompers’
      • ‘She was wearing not teachers' clothes, such as I understood them to be, but white rompers with tiny blue dots, bare legs, white socks and pointed shoes.’
      • ‘These are nice fuzzy, footed romper suits in sizes to suit a small adult.’
      • ‘For sport navy rompers were the rule in most schools.’
      • ‘The outfit is a zippered romper with police patches.’