Synonyms of tramp

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1 a homeless wanderer who may beg or steal for a living
  • the police encouraged the tramps who were sleeping in the park to spend the bitterly cold night in the homeless shelter

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2 a boldly flirtatious or sexually promiscuous woman
  • elders in the roaring twenties who labeled flappers degenerates and tramps

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Synonyms & Antonyms of tramp (Entry 2 of 3)

1 to move heavily or clumsily
  • tramped wearily up the stairs after a long day at work

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2 to tread on heavily so as to crush or injure
  • didn't mean to tramp your toes as I was running past you

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3 to travel by foot for exercise or pleasure
  • we would have happily tramped through the forest for the rest of the day if it hadn't started to rain

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Synonyms & Antonyms of tramp (Entry 3 of 3)

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The first known use of tramp was in the 14th century

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“Tramp.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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