tromp

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verb \ˈträmp, ˈtrȯmp\

Definition of tromp

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  tramp 1 a lot of knocking on doors, tromping from room to room — Sara Davidson

  3. 2 :  to step hard :  stamp tromped on the brake

  4. transitive verb
  5. 1 :  tramp

  6. 2 :  stamp tromps the accelerator to the floor — Jim Becker

  7. 3a :  to give a physical beating tob :  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

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biographical name \ˈtrȯmp, ˈträmp\

Definition of Tromp

  1. Maarten Harpertszoon 1598–1653 Dutch admiral



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