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Meaning of VAMP

Pronunciation:  vamp

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  piece of leather forming the front part of the upper of a shoe
  2. [n]  an improvised musical accompaniment
  3. [n]  a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
  4. [v]  provide (a shoe) with a new vamp; "revamp my old boots"
  5. [v]  act seductively with (someone)
  6. [v]  piece (something old) with a new part; "vamp up an old speech"
  7. [v]  make up; "vamp up an excuse for not attending the meeting"
 

VAMP is a 4 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: coquette, flirt, minx, prickteaser, revamp, tease, vamp up, vamp up, vamper
 
 See Also: accompaniment, adult female, bushel, butterfly, chat up, cook up, coquet, coquette, dally, doctor, fabricate, fix, flirt, furbish up, invent, make up, manufacture, mash, mend, musical accompaniment, patch, philander, piece, piece of leather, repair, restore, romance, support, touch on, upper, woman

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Vamp\, v. i.
    To advance; to travel. [Obs.]
    
    
  2. \Vamp\, n. [OE. vampe, vaumpe, vauntpe, F. avantpied the
    forefoot, vamp; anat before, fore + pied foot, L. pes. See
    {Advance}, {Van} of an army, and {Foot}.]
    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. \Vamp\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vamped} (?; 215); p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Vamping}.]
    To provide, as a shoe, with new upper leather; hence, to
    piece, as any old thing, with a new part; to repair; to
    patch; -- often followed by up.
    
          I had never much hopes of your vamped play. --Swift.
    
    
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: An acronym for a chemotherapy treatment made up of the drugs <B>v</B>incristine, <B>a</B>methopterin, 6-<B>m</B>ercaptopurine, and <B>p</B>rednisone.
 

 

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