Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To walk heavily and noisily; tramp.
  • intransitive v. To apply heavy foot pressure on something: tromped on the accelerator and sped off.
  • transitive v. To trample underfoot.
  • transitive v. To defeat soundly; trounce.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To tread heavily, especially to crush underfoot.
  • v. To utterly defeat an opponent.
  • n. A blowing apparatus in which air, drawn into the upper part of a vertical tube through side holes by a stream of water within, is carried down with the water into a box or chamber below which it is led to a furnace.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A blowing apparatus, in which air, drawn into the upper part of a vertical tube through side holes by a stream of water within, is carried down with the water into a box or chamber below which it is led to a furnace.
  • n. A trumpet; a trump.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Obsolete forms of trump.

Etymologies

Variant of tramp.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
1892, variant of tramp. (Wiktionary)
French trombe, trompe, a waterspout, a water-blowing machine. Compare trump, a trumpet. (Wiktionary)

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