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 trekked
As mountaineers ducked out of them and trekked toward Everest, she dreamed of following.
Thus Rowe trekked to the Buckeye State to talk about the “skills gap.”Mike Rowe: ‘Dirty Jobs’ Host Says He Did Not Endorse Mitt Romney|Lloyd Grove|October 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She trekked across the country holding Sally Ride Science Fairs and talking about her adventures while little mouths gaped in awe.Lynn Sherr: Sally Ride’s Heroic and Trailblazing Life as an Astronaut|Lynn Sherr|July 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He had trekked about 50 miles but was in bad shape, having lost his dog and run out of food days earlier.Ray Gardner Used Autism Training To Find William LaFever|Laura Colarusso|July 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Originally we trekked around looking for food with kids strapped to our fronts or backs.
The Mormons followed this national road when they trekked to the valley of Salt Lake in 1847––a dolorous path to many.Trail Tales|James David Gillilan
When it was told the order was given to mount, and on we trekked again past the sleeping British camp.With Steyn and De Wet|Philip Pienaar
Leaving the train we trekked through the bush to find the lake.The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon|Jos Maria Gordon
So we put our oddments in our pillow-case, rolled up our bedrooms into a convenient bundle and trekked.
Most of them “trekked” into the interior after this, to avoid the English dominion, and amongst them was the visitor here.Sporting Scenes amongst the Kaffirs of South Africa|Alfred W. Drayson
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.