Translation of tramp in Spanish:

tramp

Pronunciation /tramp//træmp/

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (walk heavily)
    the prisoners tramped along in the rain los prisioneros marchaban pesadamente bajo la lluvia
    • I tramped all over town looking for you me recorrí toda la ciudad buscándote
  • 2

    (hike)
    they tramped all over Belgium se recorrieron toda Bélgica a pie
    • we tramped to the nearest village fuimos a pie / caminamos hasta el pueblo más cercano
    • they went tramping in the mountains fueron de excursión a la montaña

transitive verb

  • 1

    (walk around)
    (town/city) recorrerse (a pie)
    (town/city) patearse informal
    • As summer bled its long days into the shortening evenings of autumn, I'd tramp in reluctantly with feet squidging in wet runners.
    • Which is just what one wants when tramping through the snow.
    • She and her colleagues spent the next 4 hours tramping around the mountain slopes trying to catch sight of a trogon actually calling.
    • I grabbed an ice pick off the sledge and tramped away from the camp towards the face of Portal Mountain.
    • He could tramp through deep snow for hours without break, bitching and singing the whole way.
    • In September, 54 conscripts were arrested after abandoning their barracks in southern Russia and tramped nearly 35 miles to the city of Volgograd to protest at beatings by their superiors.
  • 2

    (snow/dirt)
    (tread)
    she tramped mud all over the kitchen floor ensució / llenó de barro todo el suelo de la cocina
    • to tramp the earth down apisonar la tierra
    • Armed with a third key, I tramp up the stairs once more.
    • I tramped down the stairs after I mailed my letter.
    • She watched as they all tramped past her, avoiding her eye.
    • You're tramping through the jungle - you just get a feeling of what you're looking for.
    • Brad and Julia tramped up the stairs, each carrying a tray laden with food and cups of coffee.

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(vagrant)

      vagabundo masculine
      vagabunda feminine
      • But then tramps and vagrants manage pretty well without any of those, although one couldn't say most look happy about it.
      • The homeless tramp sleeps peacefully on the bench.
      • He associated with tramps and beggars, whores and ruffians.
      • Deserters from foreign armies, prisoners of war, criminals, vagabonds, tramps, and people whom the crimps had entrapped by fraud and violence were the bulk of the regiments.
      • After the tramp had washed his feet and his socks, he tip-toed over the gravel to the grass.
      • In this category fall some of the adaptive activities of psychotics, autists, pariahs, outcasts, vagrants, vagabonds, tramps, chronic drunkards and drug addicts.
      • My search for tramps has taken a side trip into terra incognita.
      • Why wouldn't my attention be attracted by that man, since he was a beggar or a tramp, a veritable rainbow of dark-colored rags?
      • Of course he was in exile and did have a great affinity for those kinds of characters, for tramps and vagrants and displaced, placeless people.
      • Headway has also been made on getting the homeless off the streets as the amount of tramps and beggars seems minimal in comparison to major UK cities.
      • The playground is now taken over by tramps and beggars.
      • One of them is the guy the old tramp described.
      • The first batch, comprising of 14 children, were handed over by the district administration as part of their drive to clear the town of beggars and tramps.
      • I turn around quickly and face what seems to be an old tramp.
      • The pair of alcoholic tramps started traveling together near Kansas City in 1998 and eventually made their way to Minneapolis.
      • Secondly, how come on the day of the royal visit there wasn't one tramp or beggar to be found on the street?
      • I had to face the drunken tramps and the scorn of those wannabe policemen and women: the ticket inspectors.
      • I noticed he was wearing those fingerless gloves, usually a bastion of the homeless tramp.
      • Armies of transient laborers filled seasonal jobs throughout the country, creating the great era of tramps and hoboes, 1870 to 1920.
      • First a drunken tramp got on and started bawling and shouting and generally upsetting people.

    • 1.2US informal (loose woman)

      mujerzuela feminine
      golfa feminine Spain informal
      • I hold this household together and you better pay me back for what I've done for you and that tramp mother of yours.
      • ‘You dirty tramp,’ she screeched, her eyes bugging out.
      • She's had a lot of first kisses this year, the little tramp.
      • Nevertheless, I will not fear some tramp that basically grabbed my heart and stepped on it as if it was some squish toy.
      • She is nothing more than a tramp that sleeps around.
      • I would be damned if I was going to stand here and watch this tramp flirt with him.
      • I knew I shouldn't have trusted that little tramp with our secrets!
      • What on earth was that little tramp yammering about now?
      • I rather thought you were more than a match for that little rebel tramp.

    • 1.3also tramp steamer

      vapor volandero masculine

  • 2

    • 2.1(walk)

      caminata feminine
      • It is really a fine balance running a 26 km two-day tramp in under four hours.

    • 2.2(sound)

      ruido de pasos masculine
      • As the march moved off everyone knew instinctively that time was running out and that the guns were increasingly silencing the chants and the tramp of feet.
      • There were no cartographers, no global positioning system, apart from the tramp of human feet in solemn perambulations.
      • The tramp of those pale feet might interrupt the flow of his patronising patter.
      • Blue armour was visible, and the tramp of armoured feet was just audible, even above the roaring storm.
      • The hush swept across the great room as those near the entrance heard the first tramp of heavy feet.