Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who tramps.
  • n. A recreational hiker.
  • n. A mechanism which pounds material into a more compact form for further processing; found for example in cotton gins and trash processors.
  • n. A ship, typically a bulk freighter, which does not travel on a fixed route; compare liner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who tramps; a stroller; a vagrant or vagabond; a tramp.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A device, in a cotton-baling press, for compacting cotton to the desired density for baling.
  • n. One who tramps.
  • n. An itinerant mechanic; a workman in search of employment.
  • n. An idle vagrant; a homeless vagabond; a tramp; a gipsy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who walks with a heavy noisy gait or who stamps on the ground
  • n. a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure)

Etymologies

From tramp +‎ -er. (Wiktionary)

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