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Definition of the noun traipse
What does traipse mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: traipses
Definition of the verb traipse
What does traipse mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: traipsed | traipsing | traipses
- walk or tramp about
- example: The children traipse to the playground
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula there [Verb] [Theme, indefinite] [Path Preposition] [Location] There jumped a little white rabbit out of the box there [Verb] [Path Preposition] [Location, concrete] [Theme, indefinite] There jumped out of the box a little white rabbit [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] He skated Penny | Tom jumped the horse [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Adjective] Bill rolled the drawer open | He rode her seasick | He skated Penny exhausted | Tom walked the dog exhausted [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] to / into [Oblique, state] Bill rolled the drawer to an open position | He rode her to sickness | He skated Penny to exhaustion | Tom walked the dog to exhaustion [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Spatial Preposition] [Location] Tom jumped the horse over the fence [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] The horse jumped [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Location, concrete] The horse jumped the stream [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Oblique 1] to / into [Oblique 2, state] Claire skated her skates blades to shreds | She waltzed herself to sickness | We walked ourselves into a state of exhaustion [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Oblique 1] [Path Preposition] [Oblique 2] Tom ran the soles off his shoes [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Spatial Preposition] [Location] The horse jumped over the fence [Path Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] Out of the box jumped a little white rabbit
Verbs of Motion (with the same syntax): amble, backpack, bolt, bounce, bound, bowl, canter, carom, cavort, charge, clamber, climb, clump, coast, crawl, creep, dart, dash, dodder, drift, file, flit, float, fly, frolic, gallop, gambol, glide, goose step, hasten, hike, hobble, hop, hurry, hurtle, inch, jog, journey, jump, leap, limp, lollop, lope, lumber, lurch, march, meander, mince, mosey, nip, pad, parade, perambulate, plod, prance, promenade, prowl, race, ramble, roam, roll, romp, rove, run, rush, sashay, saunter, scamper, scoot, scram, scramble, scud, scurry, scuttle, shamble, shuffle, sidle, skedaddle, skip, skitter, skulk, sleepwalk, slide, slink, slither, slog, slouch, sneak, somersault, speed, stagger, step, stomp, stray, streak, stride, stroll, strut, stumble, stump, swagger, sweep, swerve, swim, tack, tear, tiptoe, toddle, toil, totter, tour, tramp, travel, trek, troop, trot, trudge, trundle, vault, waddle, wade, walk, wander, weave, whiz, zigzag, zoom.
- lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
- synonym of traipse: shlep
- more generic word: walk = use one's feet to advance
Alternative definition of the verb traipse
- [intransitive, obsolete] To walk in a messy or unattractively casual way; to trail through dirt.
- [intransitive, colloquial] To walk about, especially when expending much effort, or unnecessary effort.
- [transitive, colloquial] To walk (a distance or journey) wearily or with effort; to walk about or over (a place).
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for traipse
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20 Spectacular Auto Tours by Thomas Huhti
Another possibility for a backwoods traipse is the Olin Lake Nature Preserve west off Highway 9, ...
by Eric Partridge
' trapes; traipse . (In C.18–20, occ. trapse.
Dictionary of Americanism (1848)
by John Russel Bartlett
TO TRAIPSE. To walk in a careless or sluttish manner.— Johnson. It is almost exclusively a woman's word. Two slip-shod nurses traipse along, In lofty madness meditating song, With tresses staring from poetic dreams, And never wash'd, but ...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
shadow, spoor, stalk, straggle, stream, tail, tow, trace, track, train, traipse, trudge, wake train: caravan, convoy, cortege, entourage, following; coach, locomotive, subway train, to: accustom, breed, coach, condition, conduct, cultivate, develop, ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
muddy, murky, prosy, wench, whore, witch 6 beldam, dismal, dreary, harlot, mousey 7 hustler, prosaic, subfusc, traipse 8 desolate, dullness, lifeless, slattern 9 cheerless, colorless 10 lackluster, lusterless, prostitute 1 1 dispiriting, draggle- tail, ...
And Sure Guide to the English Language ... by Daniel Fenning
' TRAIPSE, v. n. to ...
Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)
TRAIPse, trayps, v. a. To walk sluttishly or carelessly.—A low word. Two slipshod muses traipse along In lofty madness, meditating song.—Pope TRAIt, tray, s.
Giving the Phonetic and Shorthand Equivalents of the Primitive Words and the Various Classes of Derivative Words of the English Language. Also, Several Vocabularies of Technical Terms by Jesse George Cross
tradus Traflle traie Tragedy trajdy Trail tral Train tran Traipse traps Trait trat Traitor tratr Traject tra-j Tram tram Trammel traml Tramontane tramntn Tramp tramp Trample trampl Trance tranc Tranquil tranql Transact trans-a Transalpine translpn ...
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Video shows what traipse means. To walk in a messy or unattractively casual way; to trail through dirt.. To walk about, especially when expending much effort, ...
Scrabble value of T1R1A1I1P3S1E1
The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of TRAIPSE
What do you get if you rearrange the letters?
- IPS ATER
- SEA TRIP
- SI PARTE
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