—v.i. 1. to tread or step heavily and noisily; stamp.
2. to tread heavily, roughly, or crushingly (usually fol. by on, upon, or over): to trample on a flower bed. 3. to act in a harsh, domineering, or cruel manner, as if treading roughly (usually fol. by on, upon, or over): to trample on another's feelings.
—v.t. 1. to tread heavily, roughly, or carelessly on or over; tread underfoot.
2. to domineer harshly over; crush: to trample law and order. 3. to put out or extinguish by trampling (usually fol. by out): to trample out a fire.
—n. 1. the act of trampling.
2. the sound of trampling.