Definitions for vampvæmp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coquette, flirt, vamp, vamper, minx, tease, prickteaser(noun)

    a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men

  2. vamp(noun)

    an improvised musical accompaniment

  3. vamp(verb)

    piece of leather forming the front part of the upper of a shoe

  4. vamp, vamp up(verb)

    make up

    "vamp up an excuse for not attending the meeting"

  5. vamp, vamp up(verb)

    piece (something old) with a new part

    "vamp up an old speech"

  6. vamp(verb)

    act seductively with (someone)

  7. vamp, revamp(verb)

    provide (a shoe) with a new vamp

    "revamp my old boots"


  1. Vamp(n.)

    (Music) A usually improvized Jazz accompaniment, consisting of simple chords in sucession.

  2. vamp(n.)

    A woman who seduces men with her charm and wiles, in order to exploit them.

  3. Vamp(v. t.)

    To create with little skill; to concoct; to invent; -- usually with up; as, he vamped up an implausible excuse.

  4. vamp(v. t. & i.)

    To seduce (a man) sexually for purpose of exploitation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vamp(verb)

    to advance; to travel

  2. Vamp(noun)

    the part of a boot or shoe above the sole and welt, and in front of the ankle seam; an upper

  3. Vamp(noun)

    any piece added to an old thing to give it a new appearance. See Vamp, v. t

  4. Vamp(verb)

    to provide, as a shoe, with new upper leather; hence, to piece, as any old thing, with a new part; to repair; to patch; -- often followed by up

  5. Origin: [OE. vampe, vaumpe, vauntpe, F. avantpied the forefoot, vamp; avant before, fore + pied foot, L. pes. See Advance, Van of an army, and Foot.]

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