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vampor vamp on

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vampor vamp on

v,v phr

  1. To assault; trounce; BEAT someone UP, clobber: They knew that he'd vamp on them if they got wrong/ Chairman, chairman wake up, the Pigs are vampin'
  2. To arrest; bust

[1970s+ Black; perhaps related to black English vamp someone, ''come at someone suddenly and aggressively''; perhaps fr vamp2 reinforced by the murderous aggression of Count Dracula, a genuine and popular vampire in Bram Stoker's novel and the movies made from it]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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