Tramp Definition

trămp
tramped, tramping, tramps
verb
tramped, tramping, tramps
To walk with heavy steps.
Webster's New World
To step heavily; stamp.
To tramp on someone's foot.
Webster's New World
To walk or ramble through.
Webster's New World
To travel about on foot; trudge; hike.
Webster's New World
To step on firmly and heavily; trample.
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noun
tramps
A heavy footfall.
American Heritage
The sound of heavy steps, as of people marching.
Webster's New World
A person who travels about on foot, esp. one doing odd jobs or begging for a living; hobo; vagrant.
Webster's New World
The act of tramping; esp., a journey on foot; hike.
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A ship, esp. a small steamship, that has no regular schedule, arranging for cargo, occasional passengers, and ports of call as it goes along.
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Other Word Forms of Tramp

Noun

Singular:
tramp
Plural:
tramps

Origin of Tramp

  • Middle English trampen to walk heavily from Middle Low German

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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