tramper

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tramper a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure)
    • n tramper someone who walks with a heavy noisy gait or who stamps on the ground
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tramper One who tramps; a stroller; a vagrant or vagabond; a tramp.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tramper A device, in a cotton-baling press, for compacting cotton to the desired density for baling.
    • n tramper One who tramps.
    • n tramper An itinerant mechanic; a workman in search of employment.
    • n tramper An idle vagrant; a homeless vagabond; a tramp; a gipsy.
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Usage

In literature:

I am, then, a vagrant gypsy body, a tramper, a wandering blacksmith.
"Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest" by George Borrow
Yer as good as there,' said the long-legged tramper, pointing out before him.
"Oliver Twist" by Charles Dickens
The trampers were worse than ever that day, and inspired me with a dread that is yet quite fresh in my mind.
"David Copperfield" by Charles Dickens
I met a tramper seen him coming this way at the fall of night.
"The Playboy of the Western World" by J. M. Synge
In fact, no one can cope with him as a stark tramper of the wilderness.
"The Adventures of Captain Bonneville Digested From His Journal" by Washington Irving
She was simply a tramper, with occasional fits of localization.
"Robert Falconer" by George MacDonald
I am, then, a vagrant Gypsy body, a tramper, a wandering blacksmith.
"Isopel Berners The History of certain doings in a Staffordshire Dingle, July, 1825" by George Borrow
I am, then, a vagrant Gypsy body, a tramper, a wandering blacksmith.
"Lavengro the Scholar - the Gypsy - the Priest" by George Borrow
I am, then, a vagrant Gypsy body, a tramper, a wandering blacksmith.
"Lavengro The Scholar - The Gypsy - The Priest, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Borrow
I am, then, a vagrant Gypsy body, a tramper, a wandering blacksmith.
"Lavengro The Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest" by George Borrow
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In poetry:

Could Homer come himself, distressed and poor And tune his harp at Rhedicina's door,
The rich old vixen would exclaim, (I fear,)
"Begone! no tramper gets a farthing here."
"On The Neglect Of Homer" by William Cowper

In news:

Bedroll found in missing tramper search.
Missing tramper Ronnie Fong was found safe tonight after three days in the bush.
Lost tramper found alive in bush.
Tramper Ronnie Fong has been found alive after missing in the Hunua Ranges for three nights.
Missing Chilean tramper found after search.
Trampers can share DOC huts on the Routeburn Track or stay in luxury.
School trampers get explosive lesson.
Solo tramper rescued by helicopter .
Mobile phone saves lost tramper.
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