"vamp" Definition

  1. v. i. To advance; to travel.
  2. n. The part of a boot or shoe above the sole and welt, and in front of the ankle seam; an upper.
  3. n. Any piece added to an old thing to give it a new appearance. See Vamp, v. t.
  4. v. t. To provide, as a shoe, with new upper leather; hence, to piece, as any old thing, with a new part; to repair; to patch; -- often followed by up.

More About vamp

Position in dictionary: 106818 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. i., n., n., v. t.,
Words that start with "vamp": 7
Words that end with "vamp": 2
Words that contain "vamp": 8
Next words in dictionary: vamped, vamper, vamping, vampire, vampirism
Previous words in dictionary: vamose, vambrace, valylene, valvule, valvular

English Dictionary Definition of vamp

Read all of this dictionary's definitions for the word "vamp" on this page. Also learn the word type, other words that start with, end with or contain this word, the position in the dictionary and the next and previous terms. The historical definitions of the word "vamp" found on this page is taken from the 1913 edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.