verb (used without object), tram·pled, tram·pling.
verb (used with object), tram·pled, tram·pling.
Origin of trample
Related Words for tramplecrush, violate, injure, overwhelm, stomp, squash, hurt, infringe, flatten, encroach, override, pound, tread, stamp, bruise, grind, tramp, tromp
Examples from the Web for trample
Historical Examples of trample
Trample not on any; there may be some work of grace there, that thou knowest not of.Aids to Reflection
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Trample me with the blessed weight of the adorable feet which crushed the serpent!Very Woman
Remy de Gourmont
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.)
Trample, too, upon that parliament in their turn, and scornfully expel them as soon as they gave him ground of dissatisfaction?
"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
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.