(noun, verb)


1. a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men

Similar word(s): coquette, flirt, minx, prickteaser, tease, vamper

Definition categories: person, woman

2. an improvised musical accompaniment

Definition categories: communication, accompaniment, backup, support

3. piece of leather forming the front part of the upper of a shoe

Definition categories: man–made


1. make up

- vamp up an excuse for not attending the meeting

Definition categories: creation, fabricate, invent, manufacture

2. piece (something old) with a new part

- vamp up an old speech

Definition categories: contact, patch, piece

3. act seductively with (someone)

Definition categories: communication, butterfly, coquet, coquette, dally, flirt, mash, philander, romance

4. provide (a shoe) with a new vamp

- revamp my old boots

Similar word(s): revamp

Definition categories: change, bushel, doctor, fix, mend, repair, restore

Sentences with vamp as a verb:

- Keep vamping! Something's wrong with the mic!

- She went out there to vamp since the speaker was late arriving.