[ UK /vˈæmp/ ]
[ US /ˈvæmp/ ]
  1. a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
  2. piece of leather forming the front part of the upper of a shoe
  3. an improvised musical accompaniment
  1. piece (something old) with a new part
    vamp up an old speech
  2. provide (a shoe) with a new vamp
    revamp my old boots
  3. act seductively with (someone)
  4. make up
    vamp up an excuse for not attending the meeting
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How To Use vamp In A Sentence

  • Station improvements are being considered for Shenfield while Gidea Park, Harold Wood and Brentwood are in line for platform extensions and station revamps.
  • We aren't interested in sparkly vampires or international spy thrillers. The Cold and Ugly Light of Truth: Special MFA Edition
  • I enclose you Dr. Johnson's definition of a vampyre, which is as follows: Varney the vampire; or, The feast of blood. Volume 1
  • There are no such things as vampires, or werewolves, or evil identical twins.
  • The cameras have been upgraded, with a revamped flash and faster focus. The Sun
  • My vampires are actually ugly and do the freakiest thing: they eat people. Vampire Fashion Week!
  • Leinweber discusses the development of beliefs about sorcerers and female vampires (lamiae) in Greek and Roman texts through Apuleius and shows how they prefigured modern witchcraft and vampire legends.
  • Things like that John Byrne referred to as barnacles that needed scraping off when it came time to revamp Superman in the 80s. Doghouse of Solitude.
  • Pinocchio is hell on vampires (and crickets, of course) Pinocchio is hell on vampires (and crickets, of course) | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment
  • The main focus for improvement was the school's internal courtyard, a new sandpit with cover, a revamped pond changed into a herb garden and the creation of play and quiet areas.
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