verb (used without object), tram·pled, tram·pling.
verb (used with object), tram·pled, tram·pling.
- tramp steamer,
- tramping club,
- tramping hut,
- trance out
Origin of trample
Examples from the Web for trample
Trample me with the blessed weight of the adorable feet which crushed the serpent!Very Woman|Remy de Gourmont
Trample not on any; there may be some work of grace there, that thou knowest not of.Aids to Reflection|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
"Trample on my feelings as much as you like," and as he arranged Sylvia's cushions he gave a second sharp glance at her face.The Opened Shutters|Clara Louise Burnham
Trample, too, upon that parliament in their turn, and scornfully expel them as soon as they gave him ground of dissatisfaction?
Trample out Protestantism; or drive it into remote nooks, where under sad conditions it might protract an unnoticed existence.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. IX. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
verb (when intr, usually foll by on, upon, or over)
Word Origin for trample
late 14c., "to walk heavily," frequentative form of tramp. Transitive sense is first found 1520s. Related: Trampled; trampling.