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traipse

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Noun, Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

traipsev. i. [Cf. G. trapsen, trappsen, trappen, to tread noisily, to walk stamping. See Trample, Trape.].
     To walk or run about in a slatternly, careless, or thoughtless manner.  Pope.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

traipse, v. & n. (also trapes) colloq. or dial.
--v.intr.
1 tramp or trudge wearily.
2 (often foll. by about) go on errands.
--n.
1 a tedious journey on foot.
2 archaic a slattern.

Etymology
16th-c. trapes (v.), of unkn. orig.

THESAURUS

traipse

airing, amble, ambulate, ankle, barge, bat around, bowl along, bum, bundle, circumambulate, claudicate, clump, constitutional, count ties, crawl, creep, divagate, dogtrot, dowdy, drab, drag, drag along, drag out, draggle, drift, flit, flounce, foot, foot it, footslog, forced march, gad, gad about, gallivant, go about, go dead slow, go slow, go the rounds, halt, hike, hippety-hop, hit the road, hit the trail, hitch, hobble, hobo, hoof, hoof it, hop, idle, inch, inch along, jaunt, jaywalk, jog, jog on, jog-trot, jolt, jump, knock about, knock around, laze, leg, leg it, limp, lumber, lunge, lurch, march, meander, mince, mooch, mosey, mush, nomadize, pace, pad, paddle, parade, pedestrianize, peg, perambulate, peregrinate, pererrate, peripatetic journey, peripateticate, peripateticism, piaffe, piaffer, plod, poke, poke along, prance, promenade, prowl, rack, ramble, range, roam, roll, rove, run about, sashay, saunter, schlep, scuff, scuffle, scuttle, shamble, shuffle, shuffle along, sidle, single-foot, skip, slink, slither, slog, slouch, slut, stagger, stagger along, stalk, stamp, step, stomp, straddle, straggle, stray, stretch, stride, stroll, strut, stump, stump it, swagger, swing, tittup, toddle, toddle along, totter, totter along, trail, tramp, tread, trip, troop, trudge, turn, vagabond, vagabondize, waddle, walk, walk the tracks, walking tour, wamble, wander, wayfare, wiggle, wobble, worm, worm along

ROGET THESAURUS

traipse

Slowness

VB move slowly, creep, crawl, lag, slug, drawl, linger, loiter, saunter, plod, trudge, stump along, lumber, trail, drag, dawdle, grovel, worm one's way, steal along, job on, rub on, bundle on, toddle, waddle, wabble, slug, traipse, slouch, shuffle, halt, hobble, limp, caludicate, shamble, flag, falter, trotter, stagger, mince, step short, march in slow time, march in funeral procession, take one's time, hang fire, retard, relax, slacken, check, moderate, rein in, curb, reef, strike sail, shorten sail, take in sail, put on the drag, apply the brake, clip the wings, reduce the speed, slacken speed, slacken one's pace, lose ground.


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