TRAM'PLE, v.t.

1. To tread under foot; especially, to tread upon with pride, contempt, triumph or scorn.

Neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet. Matt. 7.

2. To tread down; to prostrate by treading; as, to trample grass.

3. To treat with pride, contempt and insult.

TRAM'PLE, v.i. To tread in contempt.

Diogenes trampled on Plato's pride with greater of his own.

1. To tread with force and rapidity.

TRAM'PLE, n. The act of treading under foot with contempt.