Definitions for TREKtrɛk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

trektrɛk(v.; n.)trekked, trek•king

  1. (v.i.)to travel or migrate, esp. slowly or with difficulty.

  2. South Africa. to travel by ox wagon.

    Category: British

  3. (n.)a journey or trip, esp. one involving difficulty or hardship.

  4. South Africa. a migration or expedition.

    Category: British

Origin of trek:

1815–25; < Afrik < D trek (n.), trekken (v.) to draw (a vehicle or load), migrate


Princeton's WordNet

  1. trek(noun)

    a journey by ox wagon (especially an organized migration by a group of settlers)

  2. trek(verb)

    any long and difficult trip

  3. trek(verb)

    journey on foot, especially in the mountains

    "We spent the summer trekking in the foothills of the Himalayas"

  4. trek(verb)

    make a long and difficult journey

    "They trekked towards the North Pole with sleds and skis"


  1. trek(Noun)

    A slow or difficult journey.

    We're planning on going on a trek up Kilimanjaro.

  2. trek(Noun)

    A journey by ox wagon, especially the Boer migration of 1835-7.

  3. trek(Verb)

    To make a slow or arduous journey.

  4. trek(Verb)

    To journey on foot, especially to hike through mountainous areas.

  5. trek(Verb)

    To travel by ox wagon.

  6. Origin: From trek.

Translations for TREK

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a long, hard journey

a trek through the mountains; a trek round the supermarket.

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