tromps

tromp

[tromp]
verb (used with object) Informal.
1.
to tramp or trample.
2.
to defeat soundly; trounce.

Origin:
1880–85; gradational variant of tramp, perhaps with vowel of stomp

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Tromp (Dutch tromp)
 
n
1.  Cornelius (Martenszoon) (korˈneɪlɪs). 1629--91, Dutch admiral, who fought during the 2nd and 3rd Anglo-Dutch Wars
2.  his father, Maarten (Harpertszoon) (ˈmartən). 1598--1653, Dutch admiral, who fought in the 1st Anglo-Dutch War: killed in action

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tromp
1892, variant of tramp; mainly Amer.Eng.
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