traipse


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traipse

 (trāps)
v. traipsed, traips·ing, traips·es
v.intr.
To walk or tramp about; gad: traipsed from one picnic site to another.
v.tr.
To walk or tramp over or about: traipsed the countryside, looking for work.
n.
A tiring walk.

[Perhaps ultimately from Old French trespasser, to trespass; see trespass.]

traipse

(treɪps) or

trapes

vb
(intr) to walk heavily or tiredly
n
a long or tiring walk; trudge
[C16: of unknown origin]

traipse

(treɪps)

v. traipsed, traips•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to walk or go aimlessly or idly or without finding or reaching one's goal.
v.t.
2. to walk over; tramp: to traipse the fields.
n.
3. a tiring walk.
[1585–95; earlier trapse, unexplained alter. of trape, akin to tramp]

traipse


Past participle: traipsed
Gerund: traipsing

Imperative
traipse
traipse
Present
I traipse
you traipse
he/she/it traipses
we traipse
you traipse
they traipse
Preterite
I traipsed
you traipsed
he/she/it traipsed
we traipsed
you traipsed
they traipsed
Present Continuous
I am traipsing
you are traipsing
he/she/it is traipsing
we are traipsing
you are traipsing
they are traipsing
Present Perfect
I have traipsed
you have traipsed
he/she/it has traipsed
we have traipsed
you have traipsed
they have traipsed
Past Continuous
I was traipsing
you were traipsing
he/she/it was traipsing
we were traipsing
you were traipsing
they were traipsing
Past Perfect
I had traipsed
you had traipsed
he/she/it had traipsed
we had traipsed
you had traipsed
they had traipsed
Future
I will traipse
you will traipse
he/she/it will traipse
we will traipse
you will traipse
they will traipse
Future Perfect
I will have traipsed
you will have traipsed
he/she/it will have traipsed
we will have traipsed
you will have traipsed
they will have traipsed
Future Continuous
I will be traipsing
you will be traipsing
he/she/it will be traipsing
we will be traipsing
you will be traipsing
they will be traipsing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been traipsing
you have been traipsing
he/she/it has been traipsing
we have been traipsing
you have been traipsing
they have been traipsing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been traipsing
you will have been traipsing
he/she/it will have been traipsing
we will have been traipsing
you will have been traipsing
they will have been traipsing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been traipsing
you had been traipsing
he/she/it had been traipsing
we had been traipsing
you had been traipsing
they had been traipsing
Conditional
I would traipse
you would traipse
he/she/it would traipse
we would traipse
you would traipse
they would traipse
Past Conditional
I would have traipsed
you would have traipsed
he/she/it would have traipsed
we would have traipsed
you would have traipsed
they would have traipsed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.traipse - walk or tramp abouttraipse - walk or tramp about      
walk - use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet"

traipse

(Informal)
verb
1. trudge, trail, tramp, slouch, drag yourself, footslog He traipsed from one doctor to another.
noun
1. trudge, trek, tramp, slog, long walk It's rather a long traipse from here. Let's take a bus.

traipse

verb
1. To travel about or journey on foot:
2. To move about at random, especially over a wide area:
Translations

traipse

[treɪps]
A. VIandar penosamente
to traipse in/outentrar/salir penosamente
we traipsed about all morningpasamos toda la mañana yendo de acá para allá
I had to traipse over to see himtuve que tomarme la molestia de ir a verle
B. Ncaminata f

traipse

[ˈtreɪps] vise traîner
to traipse around the shops → se traîner dans les magasins

traipse

(inf)
vilatschen (inf); to traipse (a)round the shopsin den Geschäften rumlatschen (inf); to traipse (a)round the shops for somethingdie Geschäfte nach etw abklappern (inf)
n it’s a long traipseda muss man lange latschen (inf)

traipse

[treɪps]
1. vi (fam) to traipse aroundtrascinarsi in giro
2. n a long traipseuna camminata sfiancante
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