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tromp

 (trŏmp)
v. tromped, tromp·ing, tromps Informal
v.intr.
1. To walk heavily and noisily; tramp.
2. To apply heavy foot pressure on something: tromped on the accelerator and sped off.
v.tr.
1. To trample underfoot.
2. To defeat soundly; trounce.

[Variant of tramp.]
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Tromp

(Dutch tromp)
n
1. (Biography) Cornelius (Martenszoon) (korˈneɪlɪs). 1629–91, Dutch admiral, who fought during the 2nd and 3rd Anglo-Dutch Wars
2. (Biography) his father, Maarten (Harpertszoon) (ˈmartən). 1598–1653, Dutch admiral, who fought in the 1st Anglo-Dutch War: killed in action
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tromp

(trɒmp)

v.i., v.t. Informal.
to tramp or trample.
[1880–85; alter. of tramp, perhaps with vowel of stomp]
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tromp

verb
1. Informal. To walk with loud, heavy steps:
2. To step on heavily and repeatedly so as to crush, injure, or destroy:
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