[ rom-pish ]

  1. given to romping; frolicsome.

Origin of rompish

First recorded in 1700–10; romp + -ish1

Other words from rompish

  • romp·ish·ly, adverb
  • romp·ish·ness, noun

Words Nearby rompish Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use rompish in a sentence

  • The reigning belles were mostly a set of loud, rompish girls, with names that rang unfamiliarly.