tramp

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. traveler, vagabond, hobo, vagrant, bum, panhandler; jaunt, journey, hike, freighter; tread, walk, stroll; slang, prostitute. See populace, impurity. —v. i. walk, tread, step, plod, trudge, travel, hike; trample, stamp. See travel.
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(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A vagrant]
Syn. vagabond, vagrant, wanderer, bum, hobo, outcast, panhandler, drifter, derelict, hitchhiker, gypsy, loafer, unemployable, yegg*, rail-rider*, knight of the road*, moocher*, bo, flipper; see also beggar 1 .
2. [Heavy footfalls]
Syn. trample, march, stamping, stomping, treading, gallop, pounding, hoofing*, gallumphing*; see also step 1 , tread .
3. [A long walk, often in rough country]
Syn. hike, ramble, tour, march, turn, stroll, saunter, excursion, expedition, walking trip, stretch*, shin*, mush*; see also walk 3 .
4. [Prostitute]
Syn. whore, harlot, slut; see prostitute .
Syn.- vagrant refers to a person without a fixed home who wanders about from place to place, with no regular means of support, and in legal usage, implies such a person regarded as a public nuisance, subject to arrest; vagabond , orig. implying shiftlessness, rascality, etc., now often connotes no more than a carefree, roaming existence; tramp , bum , and hobo are informal equivalents for the preceding, but bum always connotes an idle, dissolute, often alcoholic person who never works, tramp and hobo connote a vagrant, whether one who lives by begging or by doing odd jobs; hobo now also means a migratory laborer v.
1. [To tread heavily]
Syn. march, stamp, gallop, pound, stomp, tread, trample, trip, hop, do a jig, hoof it*, galumph around*; see also walk 1 .
2. [To wander afoot]
Syn. hike, stroll, ramble, tour, walk about, take a turn, go on a walking tour, explore the countryside; see also march , walk 1 .
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(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
1. hobo vagrant, transient, *bum, vagabond, derelict, street person, homeless person, panhandler, beggar.
2. hike or march walk, trek, expedition, traipse.
II
v.
stamp, tread, trudge, plod, stump, slog, hike, march, wander, travel, ramble, trek, traipse.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb x 1. To walk with loud, heavy steps: stamp, stomp, trample. Informal: tromp. See MOVE, SOUNDS. 2. To travel about or journey on foot: backpack, hike, march1, peregrinate, traipse, trek. See MOVE. 3. To step on heavily and repeatedly so as to crush, injure, or destroy: stamp, stomp, trample, tread, tromp. See HELP. II noun A vulgar promiscuous woman who flouts propriety: baggage, hussy, jade, slattern, slut, tart2, wanton, wench, whore. Slang: floozy. See SEX.

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