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tramp
n. walk, trek; beggar, vagabond; woman of loose morals, prostitute
 
v. wander, rove, loiter, travel by foot; trample over; trudge, tread heavily

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Tramp
A tramp is a long-term homeless person who travels from place to place as a vagrant, traditionally walking all year round. The term "tramp" became a common way to refer to such people in 19th century America.

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tramp

Noun
1. a disreputable vagrant; "a homeless tramp"; "he tried to help the really down-and-out bums"
(synonym) hobo, bum
(hypernym) vagrant, drifter, floater, vagabond
(hyponym) dosser, street person
2. a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex
(synonym) swinger
(hypernym) libertine, debauchee, rounder
3. a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure)
(synonym) hiker, tramper
(hypernym) pedestrian, walker, footer
(hyponym) backpacker, packer
4. a heavy footfall; "the tramp of military boots"
(hypernym) footfall, footstep, step
5. a commercial steamer for hire; one having no regular schedule
(synonym) tramp steamer
(hypernym) steamer, steamship
6. a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure
(synonym) hike
(hypernym) walk
(hyponym) trudge

Verb
1. travel on on foot, especially on a walking expedition; "We went tramping about the state of Colorado"
(hypernym) hike
(derivation) hike
(classification) sport, athletics
2. walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud; "Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone"
(synonym) slog, footslog, plod, trudge, pad
(hypernym) walk
(hyponym) squelch, squish, splash, splosh, slosh, slop
(derivation) stamper, stomper, tramper, trampler
3. cross on foot; "We had to tramp the creeks"
(hypernym) traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across
(derivation) hiker, tramper
4. move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"
(synonym) roll, wander, swan, stray, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond
(hypernym) travel, go, move, locomote
(hyponym) maunder
(verb-group) stray, err, drift
(derivation) hiker, tramper


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Tramp (das)
n. tramp, lift, ride
 
trampen
v. hitchhike, travel by soliciting rides from passing vehicles, tramp, hitch

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tramp
n. tulák, tulačka; pobuda; dupání
 
v. dupat


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