- a strong, brave warrior.
- an athlete, especially a champion.
- a professional fighter.
- an impetuous or roguish young man.
verb (used without object)
Origin of kemp1
Definition for kemp (2 of 3)
Origin of kemp2
OTHER WORDS FROM kempkemp·y, adjective
Definition for kemp (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for kemp
The police learned that Kemp worked in a grocery on Decatur Avenue.
The investigation is ongoing, but Kemp has yet to make public any evidence of widespread fraud by the group.50,000 Missing Georgia Voter-Registration Applications? Nothing to See Here|Patricia Murphy|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Kemp belongs to a different time, and that time has now been long in passing.
As I left with an agitated employer, Kemp encouraged me to reach out to him if I wanted to get to know him better.
Kemp would always lead the rally to boycott the hotel and find a spot where all of his teammates could spend the night.
Kemp Ferrall, furious with the major, and beginning to suspect Quarrier, came to Plank for consultation.The Fighting Chance|Robert W. Chambers
He seems a very spiteful man, with no great love for you, Mr. Kemp.Romance|Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
Rip and Kemp ran forward until they were right at the sun line.Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet|Harold Leland Goodwin
At seven the early train that Dr. Kemp purposed taking would leave.Other Things Being Equal|Emma Wolf
The kemp in Asia Minor is sometimes a different color from the mohair.Practical Angora Goat Raising|C. P. Bailey