tromp


tromp

verb \ˈträmp, ˈtrmp\

Definition of TROMP

intransitive verb
1
:  tramp 1 <a lot of knocking on doors, tromping from room to room — Sara Davidson>
2
:  to step hard :  stamp <tromped on the brake>
transitive verb
1
:  tramp
2
:  stamp <tromps the accelerator to the floor — Jim Becker>
3
a :  to give a physical beating to
b :  to defeat decisively

Examples of TROMP

  1. We tromped over the grass.
  2. Workmen were tromping through the building all day.

Origin of TROMP

by alteration
First Known Use: 1846

Rhymes with TROMP

Tromp

biographical name \ˈtrmp, ˈträmp\

Definition of TROMP

Maarten Harpertszoon 1598–1653 Du. admiral

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