Definition of traipse verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

traipse

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//treɪps//
 
; NAmE NAmE//treɪps//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they traipse
BrE BrE//treɪps//
 
; NAmE NAmE//treɪps//
 
he / she / it traipses
BrE BrE//ˈtreɪpsɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtreɪpsɪz//
 
past simple traipsed
BrE BrE//treɪpst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//treɪpst//
 
past participle traipsed
BrE BrE//treɪpst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//treɪpst//
 
-ing form traipsing
BrE BrE//ˈtreɪpsɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtreɪpsɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive] + adv./prep. (informal) to walk somewhere slowly when you are tired and unwilling We spent the afternoon traipsing around the town. I’m not traipsing all that way just to see your sister. Word Origin late 16th cent. (as a verb): of unknown origin.
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