clomp

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch klomp (clump, mass, wooden shoe). More at clump.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clomp (plural clomps)

  1. the sound of feet hitting the ground loudly

Verb[edit]

clomp (third-person singular simple present clomps, present participle clomping, simple past and past participle clomped)

  1. (rare) to walk with wooden shoes.
  2. (intransitive) to move, making loud noises with one's feet
    • 1847, Anne Brontë, Agnes Grey
      ...so having smoothed my hair as well as I could, and repeatedly twitched my obdurate collar, I proceeded to clomp down the two flights of stairs, philosophizing as I went;