Thesaurus / vamp
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Who wants to pick up with anyone they can vamp in the Subway?
WORKING WITH THE WORKING WOMANCORNELIA STRATTON PARKER
If you honour my verses by setting the air to them, I will vamp up the old song, and make it English enough to be understood.
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ROBERT BURNS: CONTAINING HIS POEMS, SONGS, AND CORRESPONDENCE.ROBERT BURNS AND ALLAN CUNNINGHAM
This is the best our Shakespeare can vamp up for the birthday of the Man with whom he of all men had the most in common.
A CHRISTMAS GARLANDMAX BEERBOHM
Repeat 6th and 7th rows until you have 25 ribs, or the vamp is as deep as desired.
I made up my mind to bring things to an issue—to use a slang expression, to vamp.
NAT GOODWIN'S BOOKNAT C. GOODWIN
Everything in order: straps and legs, upper, vamp, heel and sole?
THE GERMAN CLASSICS OF THE NINETEENTH AND TWENTIETH CENTURIES, VOLUME 11FRIEDRICH SPIELHAGEN
We're going to help Eileen vamp a lawyer, and an author, and an architect, one apiece.
HER FATHER'S DAUGHTERGENE STRATTON-PORTER
It was inconceivable that the Vamp should not be out every evening!
DUST OF NEW YORKKONRAD BERCOVICI
I hastily wrote out several parts for the leading instruments, and told the rest of the band to vamp in the key of E flat.
THE EXPERIENCES OF A BANDMASTERJOHN PHILIP SOUSA
The vamp was a girl, tiny, so short I thought she was really young, but she must have been 17 or 18 from her face and the smile.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
WORDS RELATED TO VAMP
- knock dead
- knock out
- put horns on
- put the whammy on
- put under magic spell
- tickle pink
- tickle to death
- turn on
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