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Noun: vamp  vamp
  1. A seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
    - coquette, flirt, vamper, minx, tease, prickteaser, flirter
     
  2. An improvised musical accompaniment
     
  3. Piece of leather forming the front part of the upper of a shoe
Verb: vamp  vamp
  1. Make up
    "vamp up an excuse for not attending the meeting";
    - vamp up
     
  2. Piece (something old) with a new part
    "vamp up an old speech";
    - vamp up
     
  3. Act seductively with (someone)
     
  4. Provide (a shoe) with a new vamp
    "vamp my old boots";
    - revamp

Derived forms: vamped, vamps, vamping

Type of: accompaniment, adult female, backup, bushel [US], butterfly, chat up, cook up, coquet, coquette, dally, doctor, fabricate, fix, flirt, flirter, furbish up, invent, make up, manufacture, mash, mend, musical accompaniment, patch, philander, piece, piece of leather, repair, restore, romance, support, touch on, woman

Part of: upper

Encyclopedia: Vamp