Definition of tromp in English:


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Pronunciation: /trɒmp


[no object, with adverbial of direction] North American informal
  • 1Walk heavily; trudge: she tromped across the yard
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    • And nearly all the village used to wave them off as they tromped down to the station with mountains of luggage, skis and snow boots.
    • You tromp through the deep snow in the darkness, until you're on the edge of the woods.
    • It was rather funny, tromping around in my grandparent's front yard, before they were awake.
  • 1.1 (tromp on) Tread or stamp on: Larry took a step forward and tromped on his wrist
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    • The land no longer is allowed to rest; in fact it's tromped on during its most fragile times in late winter and spring.
    • If you are standing beside the front legs and have some way to control the head, you won't get kicked, bit, or tromped on if everything turns into a can of worms.
    • And leave an exit route: ‘Start in the center and work to a corner so you can get out without tromping on bulbs.’


late 19th cent: alteration of tramp.

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