Tramp meaning

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The definition of a tramp is a homeless vagabond who wanders from place to place, or is slang for a loose woman who is immoral and sleeps with everyone and anyone.

A vagabond with no home who wanders around the country looking for work is an example of a tramp.

A promiscuous woman who will sleep with almost anyone who shows interest is an example of a tramp.

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To walk with a firm, heavy step; trudge.
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To tramp is to hike or travel on foot.

To backpack around Europe is an example of to tramp.

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One who travels aimlessly about on foot, doing odd jobs or begging for a living; a vagrant.
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A tramp steamer.
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To traverse on foot.

Tramp the fields.

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To tread down; trample.

Tramp down snow.

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A walking trip; a hike.
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To step on firmly and heavily; trample.
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To walk or ramble through.
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A person who travels about on foot, esp. one doing odd jobs or begging for a living; hobo; vagrant.
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The sound of heavy steps, as of people marching.
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The act of tramping; esp., a journey on foot; hike.
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An iron plate on the sole of a shoe to protect it, to prevent slipping, etc.
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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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A woman who is sexually promiscuous.
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A metal plate attached to the sole of a shoe for protection, as when spading ground.
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Origin of tramp

  • Middle English trampen to walk heavily from Middle Low German

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