Definitions of Vamping

  1.   of Vamp

Usage examples for Vamping

  1. “ I hadn't actually set eyes on Bill since an ill- fated birthday dinner Donna had thrown for him in midsummer, a favor to a producer friend of hers at the station who'd wanted to try vamping a real live millionaire. ” – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  2. “ Peter began to wonder if he had decided wisely in vamping the old suit. ” – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  3. Whence to graft a new Footing on old Stockings is still call'd Vamping – Early English Meals and Manners by Various
  4. “ " Tess is a fine figure o' fun, as I said to myself to- day when I zeed her vamping round parish with the rest," observed one of the elderly boozers in an undertone. ” – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  5. While the iron is still hot another four hundred pages of well- sugared pro- Ally propaganda appears, Mare Nostrum, which mingles Ulysses and scientific information about ocean currents, Amphitrite and submarines, Circe and a vamping Theda Bara who was really a German Spy, in one grand chant of praise before the Mumbo- Jumbo of nationalism. ” – Rosinante to the Road Again by John Dos Passos
  6. Several times every year I had to choose between mortally hurting her feelings, and watching her elaborate " vamping through eight or ten costly reels. ” – They Call Me Carpenter by Upton Sinclair
  7. It was likely only her way of vamping a man, anyway, and a mighty tantalizing one at that. ” – The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill
  8. And however tedious she found his vamping song of sixpence, his sittings in the parlour counting out his mirage- money, she put up with them in consideration of her privilege. ” – Balzac by Frederick Lawton
  9. “ " No," says I, " Mame's vamping was just practice stuff. ” – Torchy and Vee by Sewell Ford
  10. Most amateurs call this process " vamping the part." ” – Life's Minor Collisions by Frances Warner Gertrude Warner
  11. He regretted now his vamping of the old suit. ” – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford