Definition of vamp Pronunciation
Noun
1. The top part of a boot or shoe, above the sole and welt and in front of the ankle seam, that covers the instep and toes; the front part of an upper; the analogous part of a stocking.
2. Something added to give an old thing a new appearance; a patch.
3. Something patched up, pieced together, improvised, or refurbished.
4. A repeated and often improvised accompaniment, usually consisting of one or two measures, often a single chord or simple chord progression, repeated as necessary, e.g., to accommodate dialogue or to anticipate the entrance of a soloist.
5. An activity or speech intended to fill time or stall.
6. A volunteer fire fighter.
Verb
7. To attach a vamp.
8. To walk.
9. To patch, repair, or refurbish.
10. (often as vamp up) to put together, improvise, or fabricate.
11. To perform a vamp; to perform a repeated, often improvised accompaniment, e.g. under dialogue or awaiting the readiness of a soloist.
12. To stall or delay, as for an audience.
Keep vamping! Something's wrong with the mic!
She went out there to vamp since the speaker was late arriving.
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English - English - vamp Pronunciation
n. part of boot or shoe which covers the instep; musical improvisation; reworking of an already existing piece (i.e. book or article); seductive woman who uses her sex appeal in a manipulative way (especially to exploit men) ; vampire
v. improvise in playing music; make a vamp for a shoe; use sex appeal to manipulate and exploit
n. vamp, seductive woman who uses her sex appeal in a manipulative way
English - Spanish - vamp Pronunciation
s. vampiresa, mujer vampiro; acompañamiento improvisado
v. improvisar un acompañamiento
Spanish - English - vamp Pronunciation
n. vamp
English - French - vamp Pronunciation
n. accompagnement improvisé; femme fatale, vamp
v. improviser au piano; vamper
English - German - vamp Pronunciation
n. Oberleder (an Schuhen), Flickwerk; improvisierte Begleitung (Musik)
v. vorschuhen; ausbessern, flicken; aus dem Stegreif begleiten, Begleitung improvisieren (Musik)
English - Indonesian - vamp Pronunciation
n. penggoda wanita, perempuan nakal
v. menggoda
English - Italian - vamp Pronunciation
s. (Calz) tomaia; pezza, rattoppo, toppa; (fig) raffazzonatura, raffazzonamento, rabberciamento, rappezzamento, abborracciamento; (Mus) accompagnamento improvvisato; donna seducente; vampiro
v. (Calz) fare la tomaia a; rappezzare, rabberciare, accomodare alla meglio; (fig) raffazzonare, abborracciare; (Mus) improvvisare
English - Polish - vamp Pronunciation
n. kapka, wampir, flek buta, wampirzyca, uwodzicielka
v. improwizować na fortepianie, uwieść, flirtować, uwodzić
English - Portuguese - vamp Pronunciation
s. vampiro; pala ou gáspea de sapato; nova versão; improviso (Música); mulher sedutora e manipulativa
v. remendar; improvisar (Música); seduzir e manipular
English - Romanian - vamp Pronunciation
n. căpută, petic, peticire, cârpăceală, acompaniament improvizat, femeie fatală, vampă
v. cârpi, stoarce bani, improviza un acompaniament {muz.}
English - Russian - vamp Pronunciation
с. передок обуви; импровизированный аккомпанемент; соблазнительница
г. ставить новый передок, латать, чинить; делать на скорую руку; импровизировать аккомпанемент; завлекать
English - Turkish - vamp Pronunciation
f. müziğe eşlik etmek, doğaçlamadan çalmak, baştan çıkartmak (erkeği)
i. vamp kadın, şuh kadın, saya, yama (ayakkabı), basit ve notasız eşlik, yeniden ortaya çıkarma
English - Ukrainian - vamp Pronunciation
n. передок, латка, шкарпетка
v. лагодити
French - English - vamp Pronunciation
(f) n. vamp, seductive woman who uses her sex appeal in a manipulative way
German - English - vamp Pronunciation
v. improvise in playing music; make a vamp for a shoe; use sex appeal to manipulate and exploit
Italian - English - vamp Pronunciation
(m/f) ] n. vamp, femme fatale, "fatal woman", female seductress
Turkish - English - vamp Pronunciation
n. part of boot or shoe which covers the instep; musical improvisation; reworking of an already existing piece (i.e. book or article); seductive woman who uses her sex appeal in a manipulative way (especially to exploit men) ; vampire
v. improvise in playing music; make a vamp for a shoe; use sex appeal to manipulate and exploit
n. vamp, seductive woman who uses her sex appeal in a manipulative way
English - Dutch - vamp Pronunciation
zn. voorschoen; geïmproviseerd accompagnement (muziek)
ww. lapwerk, geïmproviseerd accompagnement (muziek)
English - Greek - vamp Pronunciation
ουσ. σειρήν, επάνω μέρος υποδήματος, ερωτότροπος γυνή
ρήμ. ανακαινίζω, αυτοσχεδιάζω, επισκευάζω, ερωτοτροπώ, μαγεύω, μπαλώνω, ξελογιάζω, αυτοσχεδιάζω μουσική
French - Spanish - vamp Pronunciation
(amour - femme) seductora (f); coqueta (f)
German - Spanish - vamp Pronunciation
n. fatal: mujer fatal (f), vampiresa (f), vamp (f), vampi (f)
Spanish - German - vamp Pronunciation
n. vamp
Turkish - Turkish - vamp Pronunciation
erkekleri baştan çıkaran kadın oyuncu.
French - German - vamp Pronunciation
n. vamp
French - Italian - vamp Pronunciation
(amour - femme) civetta (f); seduttrice (f); vamp {invariable}
French - Portuguese - vamp Pronunciation
(amour - femme) coquete (f); mulher sedutora; vamp (f) {informal}
French - Turkish - vamp Pronunciation
[la] dayanılmaz kadın, vamp
German - French - vamp Pronunciation
n. vamp (m)
German - Italian - vamp Pronunciation
n. donna fatale (f), vamp (m)
German - Russian - vamp Pronunciation
n. вамп (m), роковой: роковая женщина (m)
German - Turkish - vamp Pronunciation
i. vamp (m)
Italian - French - vamp Pronunciation
(amore - donna) séductrice (f); coquette (f); vamp (f)
Italian - German - vamp Pronunciation
n. vamp
Portuguese - French - vamp Pronunciation
(amor - mulher) séductrice (f); coquette (f); vamp (f)
Turkish - French - vamp Pronunciation
[la] dayanılmaz kadın, vamp
Turkish - German - vamp Pronunciation
n. Vamp
Turkish - Russian - vamp Pronunciation
n. вамп (M)
Dutch - French - vamp Pronunciation
(liefde - vrouw) séductrice (f); coquette (f); vamp (f)
French - Dutch - vamp Pronunciation
(amour - femme) flirt (f); kokette (f); vamp (f); verleidster (f)
English - Arabic - vamp Pronunciation
‏فرعة الحذاء، مغوية الرجال، شىء مرقع، رقعة‏
‏تغوي الرجال، إخترع‏
English - Chinese - vamp Pronunciation
(名) 鞋面#荡妇
(动) 修补; 捏造; 拼凑; 即席伴奏; 勾引; 勾引
English - Chinese - vamp Pronunciation
(名) 鞋面#蕩婦
(動) 修補; 捏造; 拼湊; 即席伴奏; 勾引; 勾引
English - Hindi - vamp Pronunciation
n. पैवंद, चकती, थिगली
v. पैवंद लगाना, चकती लगाना, थिगली लगाना
English - Japanese - vamp Pronunciation
(動) 即興伴奏をする; 足の甲を覆う; 誘惑する
(名) 足の甲を覆う靴の部分; 即興伴奏; 改訂(本や記事など); 妖婦(特に男にとって); 吸血鬼
English - Korean - vamp Pronunciation
명. 앞쪽 윗가죽, 기워대는 조각, 즉석 반주, 요부
동. 새 앞 윗가죽을 대다, 깁다, 즉석 반주를 붙이다, 즉석 반주를 하다, 호리다, 요부역을 맡다
English - Vietnamese - vamp Pronunciation
n. mũi giày, vật gì được vá, khúc nhạc đánh không có sữa soạn trước, dùng sắc đẹp để quyến rủ đàn ông
v. quyến rủ, làm mê hoặc, lợi dụng đàn ông, tán tỉnh đàn ông


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Synonyms for vamp
entice: allure, beguile, inveigle, tempt, attract, invite, seduce
Verb forms for vamp
Present participle: vamping
Present: vamp (3.person: vamps)
Past: vamped
Future: will vamp
Present conditional: would vamp
Present Perfect: have vamped (3.person: has vamped)
Past Perfect: had vamped
Future Perfect: will have vamped
Past conditional: would have vamped