Pronunciation: vămp
v. i.1.To advance; to travel.
n.1.The part of a boot or shoe above the sole and welt, and in front of the ankle seam; an upper.
2.Any piece added to an old thing to give it a new appearance. See Vamp, v. t.
3.(Music) A usually improvized Jazz accompaniment, consisting of simple chords in sucession.
1.A woman who seduces men with her charm and wiles, in order to exploit them.
v. t.1.To provide, as a shoe, with new upper leather; hence, to to piece, as any old thing, with a new part; to repair; to patch; - often followed by up.
[imp. & p. p. Vamped (?; 215); p. pr. & vb. n. Vamping.]
2.To create with little skill; to concoct; to invent; - usually with up; as, he vamped up an implausible excuse.
v. t. & i.1.To seduce (a man) sexually for purpose of exploitation.
Noun1.vamp - a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
2.vamp - an improvised musical accompaniment
3.vamp - piece of leather forming the front part of the upper of a shoe
Verb1.vamp - make up; "vamp up an excuse for not attending the meeting"
Synonyms: vamp up
2.vamp - piece (something old) with a new part; "vamp up an old speech"
Synonyms: vamp up
3.vamp - act seductively with (someone)
4.vamp - provide (a shoe) with a new vamp; "revamp my old boots"
Synonyms: revamp
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