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Etymology 1

From the verb to tramp.

Noun

Singular
tramp

Plural
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  1. (pejorative) A homeless person.
  2. (pejorative) A disreputable woman.
    "I can't believe you'd let yourself be seen with that tramp."
    "Claudia is such a tramp; making out with all those men when she has a boyfriend."
  3. Any ship which does not have a fixed schedule or published ports of call.
  4. Short for trampoline, especially very small ones.
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Etymology 2

From Middle English trampen.

Verb

Infinitive
to tramp

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to tramp (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To walk with heavy footsteps.
  2. To walk for a long time (usually through difficult terrain).
    We tramped through the woods for hours before we found the main path again.
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References

tramp” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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