What does the word trample mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To tread under foot.

  • Part of speech: verb

  • To step heavily.

Usage examples for trample

  1. There was not one yellow dog that he did not give chase to and try to trample on. – Caves of Terror by Talbot Mundy
  2. Then, when my heart was quite gone in despair, and all trouble shrank into a trifle, I heard a loud shout, and the trample of feet, and the rattle of arms, and the clash of horses. – Slain By The Doones by R. D. Blackmore
  3. The infantry, the flower of Egypt, were as lions roaring on the mountains; the charioteers, selected from among the most rapid warriors, had for their captains only officers confident in themselves; the horses quivered in all their limbs, and were burning to trample the nations underfoot. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 5 (of 12) by G. Maspero