Sunday, July 08, 2012
Definitions for vamp
- To patch up; repair.
- To give (something) a new appearance by adding a patch or piece.
- To concoct or invent (often followed by up): He vamped up a few ugly rumors to discredit his enemies.
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Citations for vamp
...plod and plow, vamp your old coats and hats, weave a shoestring; great affairs and the best wine by and by.
To lay false claim to an invention or discovery which has an immediate market value; to vamp up a professedly new book of reference by stealing from the pages of one already produced at the cost of much labour and material…