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English noun: tramp

1. tramp (person) a disreputable vagrant


SamplesA homeless tramp.
He tried to help the really down-and-out bums.


Synonymsbum, hobo


Broader (hypernym)drifter, floater, vagabond, vagrant


Narrower (hyponym)dosser, street person

2. tramp (person) a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex


Synonymsswinger


Broader (hypernym)debauchee, libertine, rounder

3. tramp (person) a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure)


Synonymshiker, tramper


Broader (hypernym)footer, pedestrian, walker


Narrower (hyponym)backpacker, packer

4. tramp (event) a heavy footfall


SamplesThe tramp of military boots.


Broader (hypernym)footfall, footstep, step

5. tramp (artifact) a commercial steamer for hire; one having no regular schedule


Synonymstramp steamer


Broader (hypernym)steamer, steamship

6. tramp (act) a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure


SamplesShe enjoys a hike in her spare time.


Synonymshike, hiking


Broader (hypernym)walk


Narrower (hyponym)trudge


English verb: tramp

1. tramp (motion) travel on foot, especially on a walking expedition


SamplesWe went tramping about the state of Colorado.


ExamplesThe children tramp to the playground


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)hike


Domain categoryathletics, sport

2. tramp (motion) walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud


SamplesMules plodded in a circle around a grindstone.


Synonymsfootslog, pad, plod, slog, trudge


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)walk


Narrower (hyponym)slop, slosh, splash, splosh, squelch, squish

3. tramp (motion) cross on foot


SamplesWe had to tramp the creeks.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cover, cross, cut across, cut through, get across, get over, pass over, track, traverse

4. tramp (motion) move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment


SamplesThe 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.


Synonymscast, drift, ramble, range, roam, roll, rove, stray, swan, vagabond, wander


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel


Narrower (hyponym)gad, gallivant, jazz around, maunder


Verb groupdrift, err, stray, wander









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