Translation of traipse in Spanish:


Pronunciation /treɪps/

intransitive verb

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    he had me traipsing all over for this wretched book me tuvo de acá para allá / de un lado para otro buscando este maldito libro informal
    • I traipsed all over town trying to find it me pateé toda la ciudad tratando de encontrarlo
    • Her escapist maman is forever on the move, traipsing them from town to town, never settling, and more often than not late collecting her from a succession of schools.
    • The months spent poring over bridal magazines, traipsing through wedding dress shops, visiting caterers and choosing stationery can take their toll.
    • Our students would have to traipse all over the country to get this calibre of law school education in southern Canada.
    • If traipsing around the shops fills you with as much excitement as hobbling around in a pair of tight shoes, then perhaps something more relaxing might be in order.
    • Those of us who've tried it know that it's quick and convenient and, much easier to search for bargains on the Net than it is to traipse from shop to shop looking for that special something.
    • It seems to me that people would rather traipse round shops, gawping at potential purchases than they would educate themselves by looking at a book or work of art.
    • To find one - let alone shoot it - you have to go traipsing about the Latvian forests in the dead of night, imitating the cock bird's mating call.
    • You can lose yourself for quite some time in the painted purples, reds and ochres of the outback before traipsing through to the adjacent Museum of Western Australia.
    • Still, it can get wearying, being given optimistically sized underwear and too-tight tops again, and traipsing back to the returns desk with them year after year.
    • And just to think a few years ago it would have been a major disaster - hours traipsing about finding a phone, a can, a garage and of course a man to unscrew the petrol cap.
    • Mother would say the stones of the road knew him because for the most part he could be found traipsing from one neighbours dwelling to the next or most likely to the public house.
    • Now he's traipsing around the country with a proposal to allow verdicts in criminal trials with less than unanimous juries.
    • The large mixed groups of only 10 years ago aren't traipsing around anymore during the daytime, during the weekdays.
    • Few people have the time to traipse around galleries and exhibitions, while several works carry price tags that put them beyond the financial reach of mere mortals.
    • I somehow thought I was home free after I'd eaten and traipsed off in the general direction of my art class, but a hand on my wrist stopped me.
    • As it turned out there happened to be five of them and I was traipsed on up to the casualty unit.

transitive verb

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    patearse informal


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    (no plural) caminata feminine
    it's a bit of a traipse to the shops hay un buen trecho hasta las tiendas
    • But the Japanese site looked so interesting, that I had a traipse around it.
    • A quick traipse around the site reveals it's no hoax, parody or spoof.
    • But this week, to my amazement, a man of perhaps Arab origin stood on the left, blocking the traipse of climbers.
    • The long traipse across the North York Moors had taken its toll.
    • No debit accounts then of course, just a traipse around the city collecting small bundles of fivers.
    • One dancer's traipse over a billowing canopy suggested a walk on the moon; another's gymnastics under running water was both dreamlike and unsettling.