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English definition of “traipse”

traipse

verb [I usually + adv/prep]     /treɪps/ informal
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.Moving a long way on footHiking and orienteering
(Definition of traipse verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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