Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun vamp

3 senses of vamp

Sense 1
coquette, flirt, vamp, vamper, minx, tease, prickteaser -- (a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men)
       => woman, adult female -- (an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted")

Sense 2
vamp -- (an improvised musical accompaniment)
       => accompaniment, musical accompaniment, backup, support -- (a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts)

Sense 3
vamp -- (piece of leather forming the front part of the upper of a shoe)
       => piece of leather -- (a separate part consisting of leather)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb vamp

4 senses of vamp

Sense 1
vamp, vamp up -- (make up; "vamp up an excuse for not attending the meeting")
       => fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, invent -- (make up something artificial or untrue)

Sense 2
vamp, vamp up -- (piece (something old) with a new part; "vamp up an old speech")
       => patch, piece -- (to join or unite the pieces of; "patch the skirt")

Sense 3
vamp -- (act seductively with (someone))
       => chat up, flirt, dally, butterfly, coquet, coquette, romance, philander, mash -- (talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions; "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"; "My husband never flirts with other women")

Sense 4
vamp, revamp -- (provide (a shoe) with a new vamp; "revamp my old boots")
       => repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on -- (restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please")

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