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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of traipse.

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Examples

  • Palmer told the jury that when he called police, the responding officers "traipsed" through the area and acted "non-professional."

    Police defend their handling of Levy investigation

  • The man who first found some of Chandra Levy's remains in Rock Creek Park testified in D.C. Superior Court Wednesday that the police officers who responded to his call "traipsed" up and down the site, making light of the find and acting unprofessionally.

    Man who found Levy's remains testifies

  • He traipsed through Death Valley to study puzzling microbial crusts known as desert varnish, which might be another model for extraterrestrial life.

    Is There Anybody Out There?

  • This time, after they had traipsed around a sharp bend in the path, Kira stopped walking and turned to face him.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • Lise Bruneau and Helen Pafumi are giggly delights as the Pigeon sisters, the lusty English lassies of the second act (of three); with their mod-colored dresses and broad double-entendres, they seem to have traipsed in from an Austin Powers movie.

    At Theater J, a graceful and nuanced revival of classic 'Odd Couple'

  • For the past two weeks an overwhelmed and under-numbered contingent of unarmed Arab League monitors traipsed around Syria at the beck and call of Assad's handlers to monitor Assad's compliance with his promise to stop the shooting, yet over 400 more Syrians were murdered as the monitors stood helplessly by.

    Amb. Marc Ginsberg: Can Assad's "Iron Fist" Be Broken?

  • She marveled at the Spanish girls, who wore enough makeup to entirely coat their eyelids, and who traipsed through the cobblestones on spindly, towering boots that came up past their knees, talking and laughing with each other, their eyes fixed on their cell phones.

    Klondike

  • The other traipsed out bemoaning the deadening effect of Wembley and the stodginess of their midfield.

    Gareth Bale's zip for Wales reminds England what they are missing | Paul Hayward

  • As she looked on, two thoughts traipsed back to back through her head: Did Douglas ever think of T.J. as the son he never had; and why had her father sandbagged her like this?

    I.O.U.

  • As she reminisced, a gypsy cab popped its trunk in front of the lounge, and several musicians popped out, having just traipsed in from Brooklyn for a set.

    A Conversation With Judy Collins

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