|1.||[ verb ] travel on foot, esp. on a walking expedition|
"We went tramping about the state of Colorado"
|Related terms:||hike sport hiker|
|2.||[ noun ] a disreputable vagrant|
"a homeless tramp" "he tried to help the really down-and-out bums"
|Related terms:||wanderer vagrant vagabond dosser|
|3.||[ noun ] a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure)|
|Related terms:||pedestrian backpacker hike|
|4.||[ verb ] cross on foot|
"We had to tramp the creeks"
|Related terms:||traverse hiker|
|5.||[ noun ] a heavy footfall|
"the tramp of military boots"
|6.||[ noun ] (sexuality) a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex|
|Related terms:||libertine swing|
|7.||[ noun ] (nautical,transportation) a commercial steamer for hire; one having no regular schedule|
|8.||[ verb ] walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud|
|Synonyms:||trudge plod footslog pad slog|
"Donkeys that plodded wearily in a circle around a gin" D.H. Lawrence
|Related terms:||walk squelch infantryman plodder plodder stamper plodding|
|9.||[ verb ] move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment|
|Synonyms:||wander roam drift range stray rove vagabond cast ramble roll swan|
"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"
|Related terms:||travel maunder gallivant stray wander straggler wanderer alley_cat wandering rambler vagabond drifting hiker|
|10.||[ noun ] (transportation) a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure|
|Related terms:||walk trudge|