romper suit etymology

English word romper suit comes from English romp

Detailed word origin of romper suit

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
romp English (eng) (archaic) A girl who indulges in boisterous play; a tomboy.. (slang) A bout of playful or boisterous sex.. A period of boisterous play, a frolic. (intransitive) To play about roughly, energetically or boisterously.. (slang) To engage in playful or boisterous sex.. (transitive, US) (Often used with down) To press forcefully, to encourage vehemently, to oppress.. To win easily.
romper suit English (eng) A one-piece garment for an infant or small child; a onesie.