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trample

[ tram-puhl ]
/ ˈtræm pəl /
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verb (used without object), tram·pled, tram·pling.

verb (used with object), tram·pled, tram·pling.

noun

the act of trampling.
the sound of trampling.

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Origin of trample

1350–1400; Middle English tramplen to stamp (cognate with German trampeln); see tramp, -le

OTHER WORDS FROM trample

trampler, nounun·tram·pled, adjective
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How to use trample in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for trample

trample
/ (ˈtræmpəl) /

verb (when intr, usually foll by on, upon, or over)

to stamp or walk roughly (on)to trample the flowers
to encroach (upon) so as to violate or hurtto trample on someone's feelings

noun

the action or sound of trampling

Derived forms of trample

trampler, noun

Word Origin for trample

C14: frequentative of tramp; compare Middle High German trampeln
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