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Verb: tromp  trómp
Usage: N. Amer, informal
  1. Walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
    "Mules tromped in a circle around a grindstone";
    - slog, footslog, plod, trudge, pad, tramp
     
  2. Beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight
    - cream [informal], bat, clobber [informal], drub, thrash [informal], lick [informal], wipe the floor [informal], trounce, slaughter [informal], blow away [informal], marmalize [Brit, informal], marmelise [Brit, informal], marmelize [Brit, informal], whale [N. Amer, informal], muller [Brit, informal], hammer [informal], marmalise [Brit, informal], paste [informal], beat hollow [informal], smoke [N. Amer, informal]
     
  3. Walk noisily, heavily or angrily
    "The men tromped through the snow in their heavy boots";
    - stomp, stamp, stump

Derived forms: tromped, tromping, tromps

Type of: beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish, walk

Encyclopedia: Tromp