Definitions of Vamping

  1. of Vamp

Usage examples for Vamping

  1. He regretted now his vamping of the old suit. – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  2. " 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
  3. 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
  4. Whence to graft a new Footing on old Stockings is still call'd Vamping. – Early English Meals and Manners by Various
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Most amateurs call this process " vamping the part." – Life's Minor Collisions by Frances Warner Gertrude Warner
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. " No," says I, " Mame's vamping was just practice stuff. – Torchy and Vee by Sewell Ford
  11. 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