Meaning of trample
Pronunciation: (tram'pul), [key]
— v., n. -pled, -pling,
- to tread or step heavily and noisily; stamp.
- to tread heavily, roughly, or crushingly (usually fol. by on, upon, or over): to trample on a flower bed.
- to act in a harsh, domineering, or cruel manner, as if treading roughly (usually fol. by on, upon, or over): to trample on another's feelings.
- to tread heavily, roughly, or carelessly on or over; tread underfoot.
- to domineer harshly over; crush: to trample law and order.
- to put out or extinguish by trampling (usually fol. by out): to trample out a fire.
- the act of trampling.
- the sound of trampling.
- trample (Thesaurus)