verb (used with object) Informal.
- tromp, cornelis,
- trompe l'oeil,
Origin of tromp
Examples from the Web for tromp
Trompe, tromp, n. the apparatus by which the blast is produced in the Catalan forge.
All night in thick and heavy weather the chase continued to the southward, but Tromp was too clever for the soldier.Monk|Julian Corbett
Tromp in the Brederode bore down with his squadron in line behind him.
Or,” as he saw that General Tromp still hesitated, “shall I do it myself?The Boy Allies On the Firing Line|Clair W. Hayes
As his enemy had now his whole force in hand, Tromp applied himself solely to the protection of his convoy.
1892, variant of tramp; mainly American English. Related: Tromped; tromping.