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Tramp appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • I, Mary, tramp martyr. Am I?
  • May a wasp martyr art? No contrary tramp saw a yam.
  • Ma, alas, one damp martyr I was, as a wiry tramp made no salaam.
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun tramp:


Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb tramp:


The word tramp is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun tramp

What does tramp mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: tramps

  1. a vagrant
  2. a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex
  3. a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure)
  4. a heavy footfall
    • example: the tramp of military boots
    • lexical domain: Natural Events - nouns denoting natural events
    • more generic words: footfall / footstep / step = the sound of a step of someone walking
  5. a commercial steamer for hire; one having no regular schedule
  6. a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of tramp: hike / hiking
    • more generic word: walk = the act of walking somewhere
    • more specific word: trudge = a long difficult walk

Alternative definition of the noun tramp


  1. [pejorative] A homeless person, a vagabond.
  2. [pejorative] A disreputable woman.
  3. Any ship which does not have a fixed schedule or published ports of call.
    • Short for trampoline, especially very small ones.
      • [New Zealand] [Australia] A long walk, generally of more than one day, in a scenic or wilderness area.

      Definition of the verb tramp

      What does tramp mean as a doing word?

      verb - inflections: tramped | tramping | tramps

      1. travel on foot, especially on a walking expedition
      2. walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
      3. cross on foot
      4. move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment

      Alternative definition of the verb tramp


      1. To walk with heavy footsteps.
      2. To walk for a long time (usually through difficult terrain).
      3. To hitchhike


      Tramp is a private, members-only nightclub located on Jermyn Street in central London, England. Founded in 1969 by Johnny Gold with business partner Oscar Lerman, and Bill Ofner Tramp is considered to be one of the most exclusive member's clubs in the world and is a regular haunt for celebrities. It was sold by founder Gold in 2003.


      Tramp were a British blues band, active during the late 1960s and early 1970s on an intermittent basis. This on/off activity and the loose, transient nature of the band's line-up were reflected in the group's name.


      1. Tramp a.k.a. The Tramp is a fictional character from Disney's 1955 animated feature The Lady and the Tramp. He has become accustomed to house life during his time as a pet and is portrayed as a firm, yet still concerned father. Nevertheless, he still has a few 'street smarts' to fall back on.
      2. Tramp is a fictional character from the 1971 film A Clockwork Orange.
      3. Tramp is a fictional character from the film Foreign Correspondent.
      4. Tramp is a fictional character from the 2012 film Swimmer.
      5. Tramp is a fictional character from the 1989 film Tetsuo.
      6. Tramp is a fictional character in the 1975 film Egg! Egg! A Hardboiled Story.

      There are other characters with in their name, like Saddle Tramp, Saddle-Tramp.


      1. "Tramp" is a soul blues song first recorded by Lowell Fulson in 1967. It was written by Fulson and Jimmy McCracklin. The song became a hit, reaching #5 in the Billboard R&B chart and #52 in the pop Billboard Hot 100 chart. Since the original recording, "Tramp" has been recorded by several R&B and other artists.
      2. "Tramp" is the third album by American singer–songwriter Sharon Van Etten, released on February 7, 2012.
      3. "Tramp" is a song included as a track on the Stranglers sixth studio album, La Folie. "Tramp" was originally thought to be the ideal follow-up to their Top Ten hit single, "Golden Brown". However Jean Jacques Burnel convinced fellow band members that another track "La Folie" was a much better choice. This backfired when "La Folie" peaked at No. 47 in the UK Singles Chart.
      4. "Tramp" is a musical EP of Misanthropic Illness.
        • released on
      5. "Tramp" is a musical album of Dick Peterson.
        • released in (16 years ago)
      6. "Tramp" is a musical album of Volor Flex.
        • released in (4 years ago)
      7. "Tramp" is a musical album of Knut Reiersrud.
        • released in (22 years ago)


      "Tramp" is a 1994 crime, drama, mystery and thriller film written by Lola Madrid and Luis Spota, and directed by Alfonso Rosas Priego hijo.


      1. 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 Britain and America.
      2. TRAMP a.k.a. Dr3 is a protein.
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      3. Tramp a.k.a. dermatopontin is a gene.
        • also known as tyrosine-rich acidic matrix protein

      Phrases with Tramp

      1. Tramp Data
      2. tramp down
      3. Tramp Iron
      4. Tramp chair
      5. Tramp Stamp
      6. tramp steamer
      7. tramp's spurge
      8. Railroad Tramp

      Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tramp

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      Google previewBattle Hymns (2012)

      The Power and Popularity of Music in the Civil War by Christian McWhirter

      As the New York Knickerbocker declared, “Music is the life and soul of the march; without it, the monotonous tramp, tramp, tramp is the most irksome drudgery in the world.” Regimental bands were especially important when armies were on the ...

      Google previewModern Times (2006)

      by Joan Mellen

      The tramp is the little man, who goes unnoticed, as the unemployed were disregarded in a ruthless social order. Chaplin suggests that upward mobility is a phantasm given the present social configuration. Social inequality is the premise of all ...

      Google previewThe Essence of Chaplin (2014)

      The Style, the Rhythm and the Grace of a Master by John Fawell

      The Tramp is a multifarious creature, holding a vast array of opposing qualities in delicate balance. Many of these ...

      Google previewThe Machinery of Talk (2004)

      Charles Peirce and the Sign Hypothesis by Anne Freadman

      The tramp is the very figure of semiosis. In Peirce's anti-Cartesian papers, conversation displaces solitary meditation, and the day-to-day practices of inquiry are undertaken, as Peirce will put it in the Harvard Lectures of 1903, on the road. 5 ...

      Google previewDocumentary Film Classics (1997)

      by William Rothman

      (Chaplin is the Little Tramp, but the Tramp is a mask as well. Chaplin is also the director in control.

      Google previewA Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1846)

      by John Jamieson

      To TRAMP, In. a. 1. To tread with force, S. Lyndmy.

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      Small photo of Taraclia, Moldova, January 18, 2018. Old man. The philosopher in the street. Tramp.Small photo of KURKUT MOUNTAIN, IRKUTSK REGION, RUSSIA - MARCH 4, 2017: Bronze statue of Transbaikalian tramp. A barefooted traveler standing on a tubercle looks into the distance holding a staff in his right handSmall photo of Dirty homeless man holding Lifestyle of tramp, living in the streets.Small photo of Free tramp lifestyle objects on a park benchSmall photo of Free tramp lifestyle objects on a park benchSmall photo of Free tramp lifestyle objects on a park benchSmall photo of Lake Baikal shore, Irkutsk region, Siberia, Russia. 06:05.2018 monument to tramp, who escaped from the Trans-Baikal hard labor More...

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      Quotes about Tramp

      A man can sleep around, no questions asked, but if a woman makes nineteen or twenty mistakes she's a tramp. (Joan Rivers)
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      Scrabble value of T1R1A1M3P3

      The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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