One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Stout footwear designed for long-distance recreational walks in rough country.‘bring tramping boots or sturdy walking sandals’
- ‘Sunday, beautiful sunshine, thick socks inside comfortable tramping boots, a pack on my back, and some hills to climb.’
- ‘I love having my feet on the ground, preferably in tramping boots or barefoot and a little dirty!’
- ‘The physio told me that the back of my tramping boots was rubbing my achilles tendon—a common problem apparently.’
- ‘I've been getting a bit of athlete's foot from walking around in my tramping boots all day every day.’
- ‘I realized that I should not have worn tramping boots and left my gumboots in the cabin.’
- ‘The once-lonely fells are now the haunt of hordes of gaudily clad people destroying the fragile soils with their myriad tramping boots.’
- ‘Give me the tramping boots any day.’
- ‘I had changed into my tramping boots to adapt to the riskier terrain.’
- ‘Both of the short legs had flattish ground and could easily have been done without tramping boots.’
- ‘I'd been wearing my tramping boots all day, so I took them off and danced barefoot.’
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