Definition of traipse
: to go on foot : walk <traipsed over to the restaurant> <children traipsing at her heels>; also : to walk or travel about without apparent plan but with or without a purpose <a week traipsing through the Ozarks> <traipsing from office to office>
Examples of traipse in a sentence
I traipsed all over town looking for the right dress.
I'm too old to go traipsing around Europe.
Origin and Etymology of traipse
First Known Use: 1647
Synonym Discussion of traipse
TRAIPSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of traipse for English Language Learners
: to walk or go somewhere
TRAIPSE Defined for Kids
Definition of traipse for Students
: to walk or wander about <“You'll have to keep this animal locked up. No more traipsing around loose after this.” — Oliver Butterworth, The Enormous Egg>
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