Trample Definition

trămpəl
trampled, tramples, trampling
verb
trampled, tramples, trampling
To beat down with the feet so as to crush, bruise, or destroy; tramp on.
American Heritage
To treat harshly or ruthlessly.
Would trample anyone who got in their way.
American Heritage
To tread heavily; tramp.
Webster's New World
To crush, destroy, hurt, violate, etc. by or as by treading heavily on.
Webster's New World
noun
tramples
The sound of trampling.
Webster's New World
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idiom
trample under foot <i>or</i> trample on <i>or</i> trample upon
  • to crush or hurt by trampling
  • to treat harshly or ruthlessly; domineer over
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Trample

Noun

Singular:
trample
Plural:
tramples

Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Trample

  • trample under foot or trample on or trample upon

Origin of Trample

  • Middle English tramplen frequentative of trampen to tramp tramp

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

  • tramp +"Ž -le (frequentative).

    From Wiktionary

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