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Definition 1: a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure - [noun denoting act]

Samples where tramp or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she enjoys a hike in her spare time

Synonyms for tramp in the sense of this definition

(tramp is a kind of ...) the act of walking somewhere

"he took a walk after lunch"

(... is a kind of tramp ) a long difficult walk

Definition 2: a commercial steamer for hire; one having no regular schedule - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for tramp in the sense of this definition

(tramp is a kind of ...) a ship powered by one or more steam engines

Definition 3: a heavy footfall - [noun denoting event]

Samples where tramp or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the tramp of military boots

(tramp is a kind of ...) the sound of a step of someone walking

"he heard footsteps on the porch"

Definition 4: a vagrant - [noun denoting person]

Samples where tramp or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a homeless tramp
  • he tried to help the really down-and-out bums

Synonyms for tramp in the sense of this definition

(tramp is a kind of ...) a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support

(... is a kind of tramp ) someone who sleeps in any convenient place

Definition 5: a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for tramp in the sense of this definition

(tramp is a kind of ...) a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained

Definition 6: a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for tramp in the sense of this definition

(tramp is a kind of ...) a person who travels by foot

(... is a kind of tramp ) a hiker who wears a backpack

Definition 7: travel on foot, especially on a walking expedition - [verb of motion]

Samples where tramp or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We went tramping about the state of Colorado

(tramp is a kind of ...) walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise

"We were hiking in Colorado" "hike the Rockies"

(tramp belongs to category ...) an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

Definition 8: walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud - [verb of motion]

Samples where tramp or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone

Synonyms for tramp in the sense of this definition

(tramp is a kind of ...) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

"Walk, don't run!" "We walked instead of driving" "She walks with a slight limp" "The patient cannot walk yet" "Walk over to the cabinet"

(... is a kind of tramp ) walk through mud or mire

"We had to splosh across the wet meadow"

Definition 9: move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment - [verb of motion]

Samples where tramp or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for tramp in the sense of this definition

(tramp is a kind of ...) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

"How fast does your new car go?" "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus" "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect" "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell" "news travelled fast"

(... is a kind of tramp ) wander aimlessly

(... is a kind of tramp ) wander aimlessly in search of pleasure

(tramp has a similar meaning as ...) wander from a direct course or at random

"The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her" "don't drift from the set course"

(tramp has a similar meaning as ...) go via an indirect route or at no set pace

"After dinner, we wandered into town"

Definition 10: cross on foot - [verb of motion]

Samples where tramp or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We had to tramp the creeks

(tramp is a kind of ...) travel across or pass over

"The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"

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