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.
Recent Examples of traipse from the Web
Kendall Jenner and a series of flashy Instagram videos helped announce the event, with images of clear blue waters, yachts, private planes, and models Bella Hadid and Emily Ratajkowski traipsing around in bikinis.
Plus, travelers will now have to stay on one of three approved paths, as opposed to traipsing around the ruins independently.
There is one startling scene in which Philip and Rachel traipse into the forest and end up in a rather ragged state of erotic entanglement, but for the most part, this movie could just as well have been made in 1952.
Traipsing to the penalty box can drain the energy Nashville needs to keep pace with the Penguins.
Check out Sabrina and Corey dancing, giggling, and traipsing around London together to the sound of Sabrina's voice.
Diversity in sampling opportunities is the basic watchword for the fest, as lovers of craft-industry fare can traipse amid beer styles that cover porters, lagers, stouts — and more.
Traipsing around inside the famous Bellagio fountain in Las Vegas, Drake commanded our attention, and more than justified his record-breaking celebration.
The surprise find was announced in the journal Nature, and scientists have been traipsing over the misty coastal barrens to these cliffs and ledges ever since.
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Origin and Etymology of traipse
First Known Use: 1647See Words from the same year
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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