Definition of Trampling

1. Noun. The sound of heavy treading or stomping. "He heard the trample of many feet"

Exact synonyms: Trample
Generic synonyms: Sound
Derivative terms: Trample, Trample, Trample, Trample

Definition of Trampling

1. Verb. (present participle of trample) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trampling

1. trample [v] - See also: trample

Lexicographical Neighbors of Trampling

trampets
trampette
trampettes
trampier
trampiest
tramping
trampings
trampish
trample
trampled
trampler
tramplers
tramples
trampleth
tramplike
trampling (current term)
tramplingly
trampoline
trampolined
trampoliner
trampoliners
trampolines
trampolining
trampolinings
trampolinist
trampolinists
trampoose
trampoosed
trampooses
trampoosing

Literary usage of Trampling

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Southern Planter (1852)
"The third year gives but a meagre cover of natural grass or weeds, which is nearly destroyed by the trampling, more than the grazing, of the lean cattle, ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1880)
"... provender and hay, or trampling down , .n'.s and growing crops while crossing i гч-ld not belonging to the owner of the '•,.-t. Hence the two categories ..."

3. View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1837)
"Circumstances enabled him to retain the empire, in defiance of this sentence ; but the church had tasted the pleasure of trampling upon crowned heads, ..."

4. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"In centre, Death, armed with irresistible darts, rides the pale horse which, unbridled, rushes onward, trampling ..."

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