tramp

[ tramp ]
/ træmp /

verb (used without object)

verb (used with object)

noun

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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 tramper (1 of 2)

tramper
/ (ˈtræmpə) /

noun

a person who tramps
NZ a person who walks long distances, often over rough terrain, for recreation

British Dictionary definitions for tramper (2 of 2)

tramp
/ (træmp) /

verb

noun

Derived forms of tramp

tramping, 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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