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tramp

 (trămp)
v. tramped, tramp·ing, tramps
v.intr.
1. To walk with a firm, heavy step; trudge.
2.
a. To travel on foot; hike.
b. To wander about aimlessly.
v.tr.
1. To traverse on foot: tramp the fields.
2. To tread down; trample: tramp down snow.
n.
1.
a. A heavy footfall.
b. The sound produced by heavy walking or marching.
2. A walking trip; a hike.
3. One who travels aimlessly about on foot, doing odd jobs or begging for a living; a vagrant.
4.
a. A prostitute.
b. A person regarded as promiscuous.
5. Nautical A tramp steamer.
6. A metal plate attached to the sole of a shoe for protection, as when spading ground.

[Middle English trampen, to walk heavily, from Middle Low German.]

tramp′er n.
tramp′ish adj.
tramp′y adj.

tramp

(træmp)
vb
1. (intr) to walk long and far; hike
2. to walk heavily or firmly across or through (a place); march or trudge
3. (intr) to wander about as a vagabond or tramp
4. (tr) to make (a journey) or traverse (a place) on foot, esp laboriously or wearily: to tramp the streets in search of work.
5. (tr) to tread or trample
6. (intr) NZ to walk for sport or recreation, esp in the bush
n
7. a person who travels about on foot, usually with no permanent home, living by begging or doing casual work
8. a long hard walk; hike
9. a heavy or rhythmic step or tread
10. the sound of heavy treading
11. (Nautical Terms) Also called: tramp steamer a merchant ship that does not run between ports on a regular schedule but carries cargo wherever the shippers desire
12. slang chiefly US and Canadian a prostitute or promiscuous girl or woman
13. (Clothing & Fashion) an iron plate on the sole of a boot
[C14: probably from Middle Low German trampen; compare Gothic ana-trimpan to press heavily upon, German trampen to hitchhike]
ˈtramping n
ˈtrampish adj

tramp

(træmp)

v.i.
1. to tread or walk with a firm, heavy step.
2. to tread heavily or trample (usu. fol. by on or upon).
3. to walk steadily; march; trudge.
4. to go on a walking excursion; hike.
5. to go about as a vagabond or tramp.
6. to make a voyage on a tramp steamer.
v.t.
7. to walk heavily or steadily through or over.
8. to traverse on foot: to tramp the streets.
9. to tread or trample underfoot: to tramp grapes.
10. to travel over as a tramp.
n.
11. the act of tramping.
12. a firm, heavy, resounding tread.
13. the sound made by such a tread.
14. a long, steady walk; trudge; hike.
15. a person who travels about on foot, esp. a vagabond living on occasional jobs or gifts of money or food.
16. a sexually promiscuous woman.
17. a freight vessel that does not run regularly between fixed ports, but takes a cargo wherever shippers desire.
18. a piece of iron affixed to the sole of a shoe.
[1350–1400; Middle English: to stamp, probably < Middle Low German trampen to tramp, tread; akin to Gothic anatrimpan to crowd]
tramp′ish, adj.

tramp


Past participle: tramped
Gerund: tramping

Imperative
tramp
tramp
Present
I tramp
you tramp
he/she/it tramps
we tramp
you tramp
they tramp
Preterite
I tramped
you tramped
he/she/it tramped
we tramped
you tramped
they tramped
Present Continuous
I am tramping
you are tramping
he/she/it is tramping
we are tramping
you are tramping
they are tramping
Present Perfect
I have tramped
you have tramped
he/she/it has tramped
we have tramped
you have tramped
they have tramped
Past Continuous
I was tramping
you were tramping
he/she/it was tramping
we were tramping
you were tramping
they were tramping
Past Perfect
I had tramped
you had tramped
he/she/it had tramped
we had tramped
you had tramped
they had tramped
Future
I will tramp
you will tramp
he/she/it will tramp
we will tramp
you will tramp
they will tramp
Future Perfect
I will have tramped
you will have tramped
he/she/it will have tramped
we will have tramped
you will have tramped
they will have tramped
Future Continuous
I will be tramping
you will be tramping
he/she/it will be tramping
we will be tramping
you will be tramping
they will be tramping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tramping
you have been tramping
he/she/it has been tramping
we have been tramping
you have been tramping
they have been tramping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tramping
you will have been tramping
he/she/it will have been tramping
we will have been tramping
you will have been tramping
they will have been tramping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tramping
you had been tramping
he/she/it had been tramping
we had been tramping
you had been tramping
they had been tramping
Conditional
I would tramp
you would tramp
he/she/it would tramp
we would tramp
you would tramp
they would tramp
Past Conditional
I would have tramped
you would have tramped
he/she/it would have tramped
we would have tramped
you would have tramped
they would have tramped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tramp - a disreputable vagranttramp - a disreputable vagrant; "a homeless tramp"; "he tried to help the really down-and-out bums"
dosser, street person - someone who sleeps in any convenient place
drifter, vagrant, vagabond, floater - a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
2.tramp - a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex
debauchee, libertine, rounder - a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
3.tramp - a foot travelertramp - a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure)
backpacker, packer - a hiker who wears a backpack
pedestrian, footer, walker - a person who travels by foot
4.tramp - a heavy footfalltramp - a heavy footfall; "the tramp of military boots"
footfall, footstep, step - the sound of a step of someone walking; "he heard footsteps on the porch"
5.tramp - a commercial steamer for hiretramp - a commercial steamer for hire; one having no regular schedule
steamship, steamer - a ship powered by one or more steam engines
6.tramp - a long walk usually for exercise or pleasuretramp - a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure; "she enjoys a hike in her spare time"
walk - the act of walking somewhere; "he took a walk after lunch"
trudge - a long difficult walk
Verb1.tramp - travel on foot, especially on a walking expedition; "We went tramping about the state of Colorado"
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
hike - walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise; "We were hiking in Colorado"; "hike the Rockies"
2.tramp - walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mudtramp - walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud; "Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone"
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"
squish, slop, slosh, splash, splosh, squelch - walk through mud or mire; "We had to splosh across the wet meadow"
3.tramp - cross on foottramp - cross on foot; "We had to tramp the creeks"
cross, cut across, cut through, get over, traverse, pass over, get across, track, cover - travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
4.tramp - move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employmenttramp - move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
maunder - wander aimlessly
gad, gallivant, jazz around - wander aimlessly in search of pleasure
drift, err, stray - wander from a direct course or at random; "The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her"; "don't drift from the set course"
wander - go via an indirect route or at no set pace; "After dinner, we wandered into town"

tramp

verb
1. trudge, march, stamp, stump, toil, plod, traipse (informal), walk heavily They put on their coats and tramped through the fallen snow.
2. hike, walk, trek, roam, march, range, ramble, slog, rove, go walkabout (Austral.), yomp, footslog He spent a month tramping in the hills around Balmoral.
noun
1. vagrant, bum (informal), derelict, drifter, down-and-out, hobo (chiefly U.S.), vagabond, bag lady (chiefly U.S.), dosser (Brit. slang) an old tramp who slept rough in our neighbourhood
2. tread, stamp, footstep, footfall the slow, heavy tramp of feet on the staircase
3. hike, march, trek, ramble, slog He had just come from a day-long tramp on some wild moor.
4. (Slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.) slut, tart, slag (Brit. slang), slapper (Brit. slang), scrubber (Brit. & Austral. slang), trollop, sloven, slattern Look at her. She's a tramp, getting undressed with the shades open.

tramp

verb
1. To walk with loud, heavy steps:
Informal: tromp.
2. To travel about or journey on foot:
3. To step on heavily and repeatedly so as to crush, injure, or destroy:
noun
A vulgar promiscuous woman who flouts propriety:
Slang: floozy.
Translations
جَوْلَةٌ سَيْرا على الأقْدامرِحْلَةٌ سَيْرًا عَلَى الَأقْدامزانِيَه تَنام مع عِدَّة رجالصُعْلوك مُتَشَرِّدقارِب رُكّاب غَيْر مُحَدَّد الإتِّجاه
tuláktúravandrcouraděvka
vagabondvandrevandreturfragtdampergåtur
kävelyretkikulkuri
prosjakskitnja
alkalmi teherhajóbebarangolfárasztó gyaloglásgyalogláslábdübörgés
flakkariflutningaskipgangalöng gangaòramm
徒歩旅行浮浪者
거지행군
kekšėklajonėpaleistuvėplumpintisunkiai eiti
ielasmeitaklaidonisklaiņojumsklaiņotklenderis
dupaniefľandrarobiť pešie túry
potepuh
fotvandringluffare
การเดินทางไกลคนจรจัด
ağır adımlarla yürümekavareayak sesievsiz barksız insankaldırım yosması
chuyến đi bộ dàikẻ lang thang

tramp

[træmp]
A. N
1. (= sound of feet) → ruido m de pasos
2. (= long walk) → caminata f
to go for a tramp in the hillsir de paseo por la montaña
it's a long trampes mucho camino
3. (= homeless person) → vagabundo/a m/f
4. (esp US) (= loose woman) she's a trampes una zorra, es una golfa
5. (Naut) (also tramp steamer) → vapor m volandero
B. VT
1. (= stamp on) → pisar con fuerza
2. (= walk across) → recorrer a pie, hacer una excursión por
to tramp the streetsandar por las calles, callejear
C. VI to tramp (along)caminar (con pasos pesados)
the soldiers tramped pastlos soldados pasaron marchando
to tramp up and downandar de acá para allá
he tramped up to the doorse acercó con pasos pesados a la puerta

tramp

[ˈtræmp]
n
(= homeless person) → vagabond(e) m/f
(= immoral woman) → grue f
vimarcher d'un pas lourd
vt
(= walk through) [+ town, streets] → parcourir à pied

tramp

vi
(= walk heavily, trudge)stapfen, mit schweren Schritten gehen, stampfen; the soldiers tramped along for hoursdie Soldaten marschierten stundenlang (mit schweren Schritten); I’ve been tramping (a)round town all dayich bin den ganzen Tag in der Stadt herumgestiefelt (inf); to tramp up and down the platformauf dem Bahnsteig auf und ab marschieren
(= hike)marschieren, wandern; (vagabond) → umherziehen; he tramped all over Europeer wanderte in ganz Europa umher
vt
(= spread by walking)herumtreten; don’t tramp that mud into the carpettritt den Dreck nicht in den Teppich
(= walk) streetslatschen durch (inf)
n
(= vagabond)Landstreicher(in) m(f), → Tramp m; (in town) → Stadtstreicher(in) m(f)
(= sound)Stapfen nt, → schwere Schritte pl
(= walk)Wanderung f; it’s a long trampes ist ein weiter Weg
(Naut) → Trampdampfer m
(inf: = loose woman) → Flittchen nt (pej)

tramp

[træmp]
1. n
a. (sound of feet) → rumore m pesante (di passi)
b. (long walk) → camminata
to go for a tramp in the hills → andare a fare una camminata sui colli
c. (person) → vagabondo/a
she's a tramp (fam, pej) → è una sgualdrina
2. vt (walk through, town, streets) → percorrere a piedi
to tramp the streets looking for sth → battere le strade in cerca di qc
3. vicamminare con passo pesante
the soldiers tramped past → i soldati sono passati marciando pesantemente
he tramped up to the door → si è avvicinato con passi pesanti alla porta

tramp

(trӕmp) verb
1. to walk with heavy footsteps. He tramped up the stairs.
2. to walk usually for a long distance. She loves tramping over the hills.
noun
1. a person with no fixed home or job, who travels around on foot and usually lives by begging. He gave his old coat to a tramp.
2. a long walk.
3. the sound of heavy footsteps.
4. (also tramp steamer) a small cargo-boat with no fixed route.
5. (American) a prostitute or a woman who sleeps with a lot of men.

tramp

رِحْلَةٌ سَيْرًا عَلَى الَأقْدام, مُتَسَوِّل tulák, vandr gåtur, vagabond Landstreicher, Wanderung αλήτης, ποδαρόδρομος caminata, vagabundo kävelyretki, kulkuri clochard, randonnée prosjak, skitnja barbone, camminata 徒歩旅行, 浮浪者 거지, 행군 vagebond, voettocht fottur, tigger wędrówka, włóczęga caminhada longa, mendigo бродяга, долгая прогулка fotvandring, luffare การเดินทางไกล, คนจรจัด serseri, taban tepmek chuyến đi bộ dài, kẻ lang thang 流浪汉, 远足
References in classic literature ?
I shall row and tramp about, so I don't want any starch to think of.
We'll leave it here, where it will be safe enough, and tramp on to the nearest Indian village.
After a while I see a man coming across the stubble, and when he got close I see it was a tramp.
Accordingly, with such a tramp of his ponderous riding-boots as might of itself have been audible in the remotest of the seven gables, he advanced to the door, which the servant pointed out, and made its new panels reecho with a loud, free knock.
Great were the weariness and annoyance of the old Inspector and the Weighers and Gaugers, whose slumbers were disturbed by the unmercifully lengthened tramp of my passing and returning footsteps.
Just at this moment a plashy tramp by the side of the bridge caught the sensitive ear of Ichabod.
We should have had talk from Rebecca and Ivanhoe and the soft lady Rowena which would embarrass a tramp in our day.
and the bands could hardly hold in for the final note; then they turned their whole strength loose on "Tramp, tramp, tramp, the boys are marching," and everybody's excitement rose to blood-heat.
It was just the time for a tramp through the woods and mountains.
I guessed I wouldn't stay in one place, but just tramp right across the country, mostly night times, and hunt and fish to keep alive, and so get so far away that the old man nor the widow couldn't ever find me any more.
I'll tell you dis, for a warnin': if you ever does say it ag'in, it's de LAS' time you'll ever say it to me; I'll tramp as straight to de judge as I kin walk, en tell him who you is, en prove it.
So they got a crippled pick and a shovel, and set out on their three-mile tramp.