What does tramp mean?
Definitions for tramp
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word tramp.
tramp, hobo, bumnoun
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, trampernoun
a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure)
a heavy footfall
"the tramp of military boots"
tramp steamer, trampnoun
a commercial steamer for hire; one having no regular schedule
hike, hiking, trampverb
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, trampverb
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, 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"
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.
Etymology: Originally as verb, from trampen 1388, from (compare Modern German trampen), from tramp-; compare trap.
A tramp is a long-term homeless person who travels from place to place as a vagrant, traditionally walking all year round.
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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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
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.
The numerical value of tramp in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of tramp in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of tramp in a Sentence
A man can sleep around, no questions asked, but if a woman makes nineteen or twenty mistakes she's a tramp.
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.
Principal Any attempt to cheat, especially with my wife, who is a dirty, dirty, tramp, and I am just gonna snap.
Joe Schildhorn/Patrick McMullan/Getty Images Maxwell:
I don’t believe it is real for a second, in fact, I’m sure it’s not. There has never been an original. I don’t believe it happened and certainly, the way it’s described would have been impossible. I don’t have any memory of going to Tramp [nightclub].
A thing that is pleasant to a tramp is often believable to a caveman.
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Translations for tramp
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- rodamónCatalan, Valencian
- Penner, Landstreicher, Schlampe, Landstreicherin, Vagabund, FlittchenGerman
- puta, ramera, golfa, vagabundoSpanish
- lutka, raahustaa, kulkuri, tarpoa, lunttuFinnish
- garce, vagabonde, putain, salope, traînée, va-nu-pieds, vagabondFrench
- sgliùrach, reipseach, luidScottish Gaelic
- puttana, vagabondo, barbone, sgualdrinaItalian
- landloper, sloerie, zwerver, vagebond, dakloze, hoerDutch
- puta, vagabunda, vadia, vagabundo, galinha, vacaPortuguese
- бомж, босяк, бродить, бродяга, шлюха, потаскуха, топать, топтатьRussian
- bezposličar, lutalica, klošar, skitnicaSerbo-Croatian
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