"vamp" in the noun sense
1. coquette, flirt, vamp, vamper, minx, tease, prickteaser
a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
an improvised musical accompaniment
piece of leather forming the front part of the upper of a shoe
"vamp" in the verb sense
1. vamp, vamp up
"vamp up an excuse for not attending the meeting"
2. vamp, vamp up
piece (something old) with a new part
"vamp up an old speech"
act seductively with (someone)
4. vamp, revamp
provide (a shoe) with a new vamp
"revamp my old boots"
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