What does TRAMP mean?

Definitions for TRAMP

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tramp, hobo, bumnoun

    a disreputable vagrant

    "a homeless tramp"; "he tried to help the really down-and-out bums"

  2. swinger, trampnoun

    a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex

  3. hiker, tramp, trampernoun

    a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure)

  4. trampnoun

    a heavy footfall

    "the tramp of military boots"

  5. tramp steamer, trampnoun

    a commercial steamer for hire; one having no regular schedule

  6. hike, hiking, trampverb

    a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure

    "she enjoys a hike in her spare time"

  7. trampverb

    travel on foot, especially on a walking expedition

    "We went tramping about the state of Colorado"

  8. slog, footslog, plod, trudge, pad, trampverb

    walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud

    "Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone"

  9. trampverb

    cross on foot

    "We had to tramp the creeks"

  10. roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabondverb

    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"


  1. trampnoun

    A homeless person, a vagabond.

  2. trampnoun

    A disreputable woman.

  3. trampnoun

    Any ship which does not have a fixed schedule or published ports of call.

  4. trampnoun

    Short for trampoline, especially very small ones.

  5. trampnoun

    A long walk, generally of more than one day, in a scenic or wilderness area.

  6. trampverb

    To walk with heavy footsteps.

  7. trampverb

    To walk for a long time (usually through difficult terrain).

    We tramped through the woods for hours before we found the main path again.

  8. trampverb

    To hitchhike

  9. Etymology: Originally as verb, from trampen 1388, from (compare Modern German trampen), from tramp-; compare trap.


  1. Tramp

    A tramp is a long-term homeless person who travels from place to place as a vagrant, traditionally walking all year round.


  1. tramp

    A tramp is generally defined as a person who travels from place to place on foot, often without a particular direction or purpose, and typically living by begging or doing occasional work. The term is often associated with homelessness or vagrancy. Alternatively, it can also refer to a heavy footstep, or the act of walking wearily or aimlessly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trampverb

    to tread upon forcibly and repeatedly; to trample

  2. Trampverb

    to travel or wander through; as, to tramp the country

  3. Trampverb

    to cleanse, as clothes, by treading upon them in water

  4. Trampverb

    to travel; to wander; to stroll

  5. Trampnoun

    a foot journey or excursion; as, to go on a tramp; a long tramp

  6. Trampnoun

    a foot traveler; a tramper; often used in a bad sense for a vagrant or wandering vagabond

  7. Trampnoun

    the sound of the foot, or of feet, on the earth, as in marching

  8. Trampnoun

    a tool for trimming hedges

  9. Trampnoun

    a plate of iron worn to protect the sole of the foot, or the shoe, when digging with a spade

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tramp

    tramp, v.t. to tread, to travel over on foot: (Scot.) to tread clothes in a tub of water so as to cleanse them.—v.i. to walk, to go on foot: to wander about as a vagrant.—n. a foot-journey: a vagrant: a plate of iron worn by diggers under the hollow of the foot to save the shoe.—n. Tramp′er.—vs.i. Tram′pous, Tram′poose, to tramp about.—n. Tramp′-pick, an iron pick forced by the foot into the ground. [M. E. trampen; an extension of trap, trip; cf. Ger. trampen.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. TRAMP

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Tramp is ranked #68547 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Tramp surname appeared 287 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Tramp.

    96.1% or 276 total occurrences were White.
    2% or 6 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of TRAMP in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of TRAMP in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of TRAMP in a Sentence

  1. Joan Rivers:

    A man can sleep around, no questions asked, but if a woman makes nineteen or twenty mistakes she's a tramp.

  2. Billy Madison:

    Principal Any attempt to cheat, especially with my wife, who is a dirty, dirty, tramp, and I am just gonna snap.

  3. Sanjeev Nanda:

    A thing that is pleasant to a tramp is often believable to a caveman.

  4. Monica Lewinsky:

    Now I admit I made mistakes — especially wearing that beret — but the attention and judgment that I received — not the story, but that I personally received — was unprecedented, i was branded as a tramp, tart, slut, whore, bimbo and, of course, 'that woman.' I was known by many, but actually known by few. I get it. It was easy to forget 'that woman' was dimensional and had a soul.

  5. Mark Twain:

    I have a prejudice against people who print things in a foreign language and add no translation. When I am the reader, and the other considers me able to do the translating myself, he pays me the quite a nice compliment-- but if he would do the translating for me I would try to get along without the compliment. (A Tramp Abroad,1880)

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    a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
    A occlusive
    B extroversive
    C tacky
    D ravening

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