Tromp meaning

trŏmp
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To walk heavily and noisily; tramp.
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To apply heavy foot pressure on something.

Tromped on the accelerator and sped off.

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To trample underfoot.
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To defeat soundly; trounce.
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(chiefly US) To tread heavily, especially to crush underfoot.

Mother yelled at my brothers for tromping through her flowerbed.

The hoodlums were tromping pumpkins they had stolen from their neighbors' Halloween displays.

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To utterly defeat an opponent.

The team had been tromped by their cross-town rivals, and the players were embarrassed to show their faces in school the next day.

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A blowing apparatus in which air, drawn into the upper part of a vertical tube through side holes by a stream of water within, is carried down with the water into a box or chamber below which it is led to a furnace.
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Origin of tromp

  • Variant of tramp

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

  • French trombe, trompe, a waterspout, a water-blowing machine. Compare trump, a trumpet.

    From Wiktionary

  • 1892, variant of tramp.

    From Wiktionary