traipse(redirected from traipsing)
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v. traipsed, traips·ing, traips·es
To walk or tramp about; gad: traipsed from one picnic site to another.
To walk or tramp over or about: traipsed the countryside, looking for work.
A tiring walk.
[Perhaps ultimately from Old French trespasser, to trespass; see trespass.]
(intr) to walk heavily or tiredly
a long or tiring walk; trudge
[C16: of unknown origin]
v. traipsed, traips•ing,
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]
Past participle: traipsed
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|Verb||1.||traipse - 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"