Definitions For Tromp

Etymology 1

1892, variant of tramp.{{R:Online Etymology Dictionary}}


{{en-verb}} (chiefly, US, ambitransitive) To tread heavily, especially to crush underfoot. : Mother yelled at my brothers for tromping through her flowerbed. : The hoodlums were tromping pumpkins they had stolen from their neighbors' Halloween displays. (informal) To utterly defeat an opponent. : The team had been tromped by their cross-town rivals, and the players were embarrassed to show their faces in school the next day.


tread heavily march, stamp, stomp, tramp, trample utterly defeat clobber, decimate, rout, trounce, whip

Etymology 2

{{etyl, fr, en}} trombe, trompe, a waterspout, a water-blowing machine. Compare trump, a trumpet.

Alternative forms

trombe, trompe


TROMP (plural TROMPs) A blowing apparatus in which air, drawn into the upper part of a vertical tube through side holes by a stream of water within, is carried down with the water into a box or chamber below which it is led to a furnace.

Is Tromp a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Tromp is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Tromp in a Sentence

  • We tromped over the grass.
  • Workmen were tromping through the building all day.

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