tramp stamp meaning, tramp stamp definition | English Cobuild dictionary

tramp stamp exp.
(colloquially) tattoo on the lower back

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tramp

  

      vb  
1    intr   to walk long and far; hike  
2    to walk heavily or firmly across or through (a place); march or trudge  
3    intr   to wander about as a vagabond or tramp  
4    tr   to make (a journey) or traverse (a place) on foot, esp. laboriously or wearily  
to tramp the streets in search of work     
5    tr   to tread or trample  
6    intr     (N.Z.)   to walk for sport or recreation, esp. in the bush  
      n  
7    a person who travels about on foot, usually with no permanent home, living by begging or doing casual work  
8    a long hard walk; hike  
9    a heavy or rhythmic step or tread  
10    the sound of heavy treading  
11      (Also called)    tramp steamer   a merchant ship that does not run between ports on a regular schedule but carries cargo wherever the shippers desire  
12    Slang     (chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   a prostitute or promiscuous girl or woman  
13    an iron plate on the sole of a boot  
     (C14: probably from Middle Low German trampen; compare Gothic ana-trimpan to press heavily upon, German trampen to hitchhike)  
  tramper      n  
  tramping      n  
  trampish      adj  
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