tromp

verb \ ˈträmp , ˈtrȯmp \
Updated on: 15 Apr 2018

Definition of tromp

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
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 in a Sentence

  1. We tromped over the grass.

  2. Workmen were tromping through the building all day.

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Origin and Etymology of tromp

by alteration

Tromp

biographical name \ ˈtrȯmp , ˈträmp \

Definition of Tromp

Maarten Harpertszoon 1598–1653 Dutch admiral


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