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Date: 1500-1600
Origin: Perhaps from Old French trepasser; TRESPASS1

traipse

verb
     
traipse [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]
informal to walk somewhere in a slow or unwilling way because you are tired or bored
traipse around/through/across etc
I've been traipsing around the shops all morning.

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