Trample Tram"ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trampled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trampling}.] [OE. trampelen, freq. of trampen. See {Tramp}, v. t.] 1. To tread under foot; to tread down; to prostrate by treading; as, to trample grass or flowers. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

Neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet. --Matt. vii. 6. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: To treat with contempt and insult. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

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