Meaning of romper in English:


Pronunciation /ˈrɒmpə/


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

    ‘For babies, there is an adorable polka dot romper suit, while older children will love his denim and rugby-style collection.’
    • ‘The apparel example is representative of girls' christening dresses and boys' rompers.’
    • ‘We are often obliged to report on mayhem and savage behaviour perpetrated by thugs who are barely out of rompers.’
    • ‘Supplying everything for boys and girls from newborn up to four years, the traditional little boys' romper suits and hand-smocked dresses for little girls are perennial favourites.’
    • ‘Czech puppet theatre company tells the story of three babies in gigantic white romper suits as they lose their balloon.’
    • ‘Then it is wallets at the ready as mummy and daddy start to fork out on designer romper suits, pushchairs and jewellery.’
    • ‘So, let's get down to brass tacks - what colour romper suits do we need to be looking at?’
    1. 1.1A one-piece outer garment for adults, typically worn as overalls or as sports clothing.
      ‘cashmere bodysuits and alpaca-jersey rompers’
      • ‘For sport navy rompers were the rule in most schools.’
      • ‘These are nice fuzzy, footed romper suits in sizes to suit a small adult.’
      • ‘The outfit is a zippered romper with police patches.’
      • ‘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.’