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.

Origin and Etymology of tromp

by alteration


First Known Use: 1846


Tromp

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biographical name \ˈtrȯmp, ˈträmp\

Definition of Tromp

  1. Maarten Harpertszoon 1598–1653 Du. admiral


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