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tromp

[tromp] /trɒmp/
verb (used with object), Informal.
1.
to tramp or trample.
2.
to defeat soundly; trounce.
Origin of tromp
1880-1885
1880-85; gradational variant of tramp, perhaps with vowel of stomp
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  • Dey pushes an tromps pon one nuther, an squeals, an eats loud like you done terday!

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British Dictionary definitions for tromps

Tromp

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

tromp

v.

1892, variant of tramp; mainly American English. Related: Tromped; tromping.

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