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Definition of Trampish
1. resembling a vagabond [adj]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Trampish
Literary usage of Trampish
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Modern Essays by Christopher Morley (1921)
"Cleaned up—scrubbed, the insoluble matted locks clipped from his coat, his trampish collar replaced with a new one bearing a license tag—he was far from ..."
2. The Wit and Humor of America by Marshall Pinckney Wilder (1911)
"When we got up to him we saw that it wasn't Lovell Barlow at all, but a stranger of trampish appearance, drunk and fiery, and fixed in an aggressive ..."
3. Putnam's Magazine: Original Papers on Literature, Science, Art, and National (1907)
"... periodically to her house for alms, with whom she likes to talk, for he is a nice respectable beggar, not the trampish kind that we are familiar with. ..."
4. The Best British Short Stories of edited by John Cournos, Edward Joseph Harrington O'Brien (1922)
"His trampish squalor seemed to him suddenly appalling. "There, don't do that," he protested—her arm had found its way into his. "My sleeve's dirty. ..."
5. Outing (1893)
"So the "feed-tub," as the boys called it, was brought to the kitchen porch and we made a trampish sort of a meal with the greatest relish. ..."