- Present participle of trample.
- The act of something that tramples.
Variant of trample
intransitive verbtrampled, trampling
to tread heavily; tramp
Origin of trampleMiddle English trampelen, frequentative of trampen: see tramp
to crush, destroy, hurt, violate, etc. by or as by treading heavily on
the sound of trampling
trample under foot or trample on or trample upon
- to crush or hurt by trampling
- to treat harshly or ruthlessly; domineer over