V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. to wander casually or aimlessly, without a specific destination or purpose; 2. to walk to numerous places slowly and unwillingly because you are tired

Synonyms: wander, drift, meander, walk

Antonyms: run, hurry

Tips: Use traipse as a more sophisticated way to say "walk aimlessly" or "to walk slowly between many places."

Usage Examples:

I had to traipse all over the mall with my girlfriend so she could find the perfect gift for her mom. (walk, meander)

We decided to traipse around the hotel grounds to see what the hotel entailed. (walk about aimlessly)

I've been traipsing around the mall for three hours, and I still have not found an anniversary gift for my wife. (walking about, meandering)

My wife and I like to traipse around the neighborhood with no real destination in mind. (walk about aimlessly)

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