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    tramp - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tramp

    Definition
    (noun) a disreputable vagrant
    Synonyms : bum , hobo
    Example Sentence
    • a homeless tramp
    • he tried to help the really down-and-out bums
    Definition
    (noun) a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex
    Synonyms : swinger
    Definition
    (noun) a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure)
    Synonyms : hiker , tramper
    Definition
    (noun) a heavy footfall
    Example Sentence
    • the tramp of military boots
    Definition
    (noun) a commercial steamer for hire; one having no regular schedule
    Synonyms : tramp steamer
    Definition
    (noun) a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure
    Synonyms : hike , hiking
    Example Sentence
    • she enjoys a hike in her spare time
    Definition
    (verb) travel on foot, especially on a walking expedition
    Example Sentence
    • We went tramping about the state of Colorado
    Definition
    (verb) walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
    Synonyms : footslog , pad , plod , slog , trudge
    Example Sentence
    • Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone
    Definition
    (verb) cross on foot
    Example Sentence
    • We had to tramp the creeks
    Definition
    (verb) move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    Synonyms : cast , drift , ramble , range , roam , roll , rove , stray , swan , vagabond , wander
    Example Sentence
    • The gypsies roamed the woods
    • roving vagabonds
    • the wandering Jew
    • The cattle roam across the prairie
    • the laborers drift from one town to the next
    • They rolled from town to town
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tramp

tRAMP,conc. on the highlighted word...when ppl go on a ramp(fashion shows),they WALK AIMLESSLY

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TRAMP and STAMP are rhyming words which mean, to walk with heavy footsteps, to march along.

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