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Meaning of tramp

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a disreputable vagrant; "a homeless tramp"; "he tried to
           help the really down-and-out bums" [syn: {tramp}, {hobo},
      2: a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex [syn:
         {swinger}, {tramp}]
      3: a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for
         pleasure) [syn: {hiker}, {tramp}, {tramper}]
      4: a heavy footfall; "the tramp of military boots"
      5: a commercial steamer for hire; one having no regular schedule
         [syn: {tramp steamer}, {tramp}]
      6: a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure; "she enjoys a
         hike in her spare time" [syn: {hike}, {hiking}, {tramp}]
      v 1: travel on foot, especially on a walking expedition; "We
           went tramping about the state of Colorado"
      2: walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud;
         "Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone" [syn: {slog},
         {footslog}, {plod}, {trudge}, {pad}, {tramp}]
      3: cross on foot; "We had to tramp the creeks"
      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" [syn: {roll},
         {wander}, {swan}, {stray}, {tramp}, {roam}, {cast}, {ramble},
         {rove}, {range}, {drift}, {vagabond}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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