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traipse

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   /treɪps/ informal us  
to walk from one place to another, often feeling tired or bored: I spent the day traipsing round the shops, but found nothing suitable for her. It was awful having the builders traipsing through our home every day.
Translations of “traipse”
in Korean 터벅터벅 걷다…
in Arabic يَتسَكّع…
in Portuguese perambular…
in Catalan voltar…
in Japanese とぼとぼ歩く, ぶらぶら歩く…
in Italian trascinarsi, arrancare…
in Chinese (Traditional) (常指疲憊或無聊地)走,逛,晃蕩…
in Chinese (Simplified) (常指疲惫或无聊地)走,逛,晃荡…
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