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"tramp" in American English

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trampverb [I/T]

us   /træmp/ also tromp, /trɑmp/
to walk with heavy steps: [I] I’ve been tramping through museums all day.

trampnoun

us   /træmp/
  • tramp noun (POOR PERSON)

[C] dated a person who travels around, asking for temporary work, food, or money from other people: Tramps knew the houses where you got good food.
  • tramp noun (WALK)

[U] a long walk, or the sound of people all walking together with heavy steps: We listened to the rhythmical tramp of soldiersfeet.
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"tramp" in British English

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trampnoun

uk   /træmp/ us   /træmp/

trampverb [I usually + adv/prep, T]

uk   /træmp/ us   /træmp/ US also tromp
(Definition of tramp from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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