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tramp

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verb (used without object)

verb (used with object)

noun

RELATED WORDS

hobo, traipse, ramble, trudge, gallop, plod, trample, slog, roam, panhandler, down-and-out, beggar, wanderer, loafer, vagrant, outcast, drifter, bum, vagabond, derelict

Nearby words

trammel, trammel net, trammie, tramontana, tramontane, tramp, tramp art, tramp stamp, tramp steamer, tramper, tramping

Origin of tramp

1350–1400; Middle English trampen to stamp; cognate with Low German trampen; akin to Gothic ana-trimpan to press hard upon. See traipse, trample
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British Dictionary definitions for tramp

tramp

/ (træmp) /

verb

noun

Derived Formstramping, nountrampish, adjective

Word Origin for tramp

C14: probably from Middle Low German trampen; compare Gothic ana-trimpan to press heavily upon, German trampen to hitchhike
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