Definitions Informal, Dialectal
verb intransitive, verb transitiveWord forms: traipsed or ˈtraipsing
2. the act of traipsing
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Word origin of 'traipse'
, prob. < or akin to Fris trapsen
, to walk aimlessly, with storklike gait, intens. of *trappen
; akin to MDu, to tread, stamp, OE treppan
: see trap1