Definitions for tramptræmp
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to tread or walk with a firm, heavy step.
to tread heavily or trample (usu. fol. by on or upon).
to walk steadily; march; trudge.
to go on a walking excursion; hike.
to go about as a vagabond or tramp.
to make a voyage on a tramp steamer.
(v.t.)to walk heavily or steadily through or over.
to traverse on foot:
to tramp the streets.
to tread or trample underfoot:
to tramp grapes.
to travel over as a tramp.
(n.)the act of tramping.
a firm, heavy, resounding tread.
the sound made by such a tread.
a long, steady walk; trudge; hike.
a person who travels about on foot, esp. a vagabond living on occasional jobs or gifts of money or food.
a sexually promiscuous woman.
a freight vessel that does not run regularly between fixed ports, but takes a cargo wherever shippers desire.
Category: Nautical, Navy
a piece of iron affixed to the sole of a shoe.
Origin of tramp:
1350–1400; ME: to stamp, prob. < MLG trampen to tramp, tread; akin to Go anatrimpan to crowd
tramp, hobo, bum(noun)
a disreputable vagrant
"a homeless tramp"; "he tried to help the really down-and-out bums"
a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex
hiker, tramp, tramper(noun)
a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure)
a heavy footfall
"the tramp of military boots"
tramp steamer, tramp(noun)
a commercial steamer for hire; one having no regular schedule
hike, hiking, tramp(verb)
a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure
"she enjoys a hike in her spare time"
travel on foot, especially on a walking expedition
"We went tramping about the state of Colorado"
slog, footslog, plod, trudge, pad, tramp(verb)
walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
"Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone"
cross on foot
"We had to tramp the creeks"
roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond(verb)
move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
"The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"
A homeless person, a vagabond.
A disreputable woman.
Any ship which does not have a fixed schedule or published ports of call.
Short for trampoline, especially very small ones.
A long walk, generally of more than one day, in a scenic or wilderness area.
To walk with heavy footsteps.
To walk for a long time (usually through difficult terrain).
We tramped through the woods for hours before we found the main path again.
Origin: Originally as verb, from trampen 1388, from (compare Modern German trampen), from tramp-; compare trap.
to tread upon forcibly and repeatedly; to trample
to travel or wander through; as, to tramp the country
to cleanse, as clothes, by treading upon them in water
to travel; to wander; to stroll
a foot journey or excursion; as, to go on a tramp; a long tramp
a foot traveler; a tramper; often used in a bad sense for a vagrant or wandering vagabond
the sound of the foot, or of feet, on the earth, as in marching
a tool for trimming hedges
a plate of iron worn to protect the sole of the foot, or the shoe, when digging with a spade
Translations for tramp
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a person with no fixed home or job, who travels around on foot and usually lives by begging
He gave his old coat to a tramp.
- صُعْلوك مُتَشَرِّدArabic
- vagabundoPortuguese (BR)
- der/die Landstreicher(in)German
- αλήτης, ζητιάνοςGreek
- hulkur, paadialuneEstonian
- خانه به دوش؛ ولگردFarsi
- klaidonis; klenderisLatvian
- kutu rayauMalay
- landstryker, løsgjengerNorwegian
- خانه به دوش؛ ولگردPersian
- ولګرد، کوڅه ډبPashto
- tulák, -čkaSlovak
- avare, evsiz barksız insanTurkish
- 流浪者Chinese (Trad.)
- бродяга, бурлакаUkrainian
- آوارہ گردUrdu
- kẻ lang thangVietnamese
- 流浪者Chinese (Simp.)
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