coquette, flirt, vamp, vamper, minx, tease, prickteaser(noun)
a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
an improvised musical accompaniment
piece of leather forming the front part of the upper of a shoe
vamp, vamp up(verb)
"vamp up an excuse for not attending the meeting"
vamp, vamp up(verb)
piece (something old) with a new part
"vamp up an old speech"
act seductively with (someone)
provide (a shoe) with a new vamp
"revamp my old boots"
(Music) A usually improvized Jazz accompaniment, consisting of simple chords in sucession.
A woman who seduces men with her charm and wiles, in order to exploit them.
To create with little skill; to concoct; to invent; -- usually with up; as, he vamped up an implausible excuse.
vamp(v. t. & i.)
To seduce (a man) sexually for purpose of exploitation.
to advance; to travel
the part of a boot or shoe above the sole and welt, and in front of the ankle seam; an upper
any piece added to an old thing to give it a new appearance. See Vamp, v. t
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
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.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
vamp, n. the upper leather of a boot or shoe.—v.t. to repair with a new vamp: to patch old with new: give a new face to: (mus.) to improvise an accompaniment to (coll.).—v.i. to improvise accompaniments, to travel, proceed.—n. Vam′per, one who vamps or cobbles up anything old to pass for new.—Vamp up, to patch up, to improvise, to cook up.—In Vamp, in pawn. [Corr. of Fr. avant-pied, the forepart of the foot—avant, before, pied—L. pes, pedis, foot.]
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The numerical value of VAMP in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of VAMP in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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Old sheet music back in the 1930s and 1940s used to have a notation printed across the top, it would say ‘vamp til ready.’.
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