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.
Next came the flashing of Hiram’s lantern, and the _tromp, tromp, tromp_, in much quicker tempo than usual, of Hiram’s heavy boots.
Across the street, two houses over, they tromp across the dead grass at the Martin place and, with their heads nervously on the lookout, sneak through the side gate.
"With no refusal, you don't have to go tromp down to the police station and then to a judge's house and then to a hospital, because you have everyone in one central location," said Warren Diepraam, a prosecutor in Montgomery County, north of Houston, which has a no-refusal campaign in place from Thanksgiving through New Year's.
From within the sanctum came the tromp of Bigs and the scratch of talons and the skitter of claws.
Even though I owned a copy of the movie on DVD, I was eager to tromp out in the rain and check out the film once more.
I am a spinner boy, but if I do bait I love to tromp around the stream and find whatever is crawling around and that tops any store bought bait.
Under ordinary circumstances, we wouldn't bother to mention this book; there are so many magnificent books out there that it seems a far better use of our energies to expound upon their virtues rather than tromp down the path of intellectual disdain and public evisceration of hardworking authors, etc. etc.
I'm surprised Lima could muster up the strength to strap on a pair of stilettos, let alone tromp around in a giant pair of 50-lb. angel wings.
He was wearing a T-shirt embossed with the ruffled design typical of tuxedos, a tromp l'oiel I found rather affecting.
Whenever I put on a ghillie a surprising variety of wildlife tromp, slither, or fly very close me - much more than when wearing regular camo.