verb (used without object), trekked, trek·king.
verb (used with object), trekked, trek·king.
- treinta y tres,
- treitschke, heinrich von,
- trek, great,
Origin of trek
Examples from the Web for trek
During his trek, Brinsley twice passed within a block of a police stationhouse and he almost certainly saw cops along the way.
Overall, few travelers have made the trek into the desert of Sudan to see these architectural wonders.
Horst Ulrich, a 72-year-old German on a trek with a group of friends, watched four Nepali guides swept away by an avalanche.
People like me could work on them at our offices instead of having to trek out to College Park to listen to them every day.
Next step: Sykes will trek in the Himalayas to discover a live yeti.
Want to trek back to the shore and leave these two in peace?The Outdoor Chums on the Lake|Quincy Allen
This trek would have brought the emigrants into collision with the English settlers who had shortly before entered Mashonaland.Impressions of South Africa|James Bryce
Early in March Park was again out on trek, upon one occasion covering seventy miles in a single day.The Great Boer War|Arthur Conan Doyle
Ere we were ready for the trek, the servants appeared with their “valuables,” the hoards and savings of many years.The Cape and the Kaffirs|Harriet Ward
It had found freedom and light; what the Romany folk call its own 'tan', its home, though it be but home of each day's trek.The World For Sale, Complete|Gilbert Parker
verb treks, trekking or trekked
Word Origin for trek
1849 (n.); 1850 (v.), "to travel or migrate by ox wagon," from Afrikaans trek, from Dutch trekken "to march, journey," originally "to draw, pull," from Middle Dutch trecken (cf. Middle Low German trecken, Old High German trechan "to draw"). Especially in reference to the Groot Trek (1835 and after) of more than 10,000 Boers, who, discontent with the English colonial authorities, left Cape Colony and went north and north-east.