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British informal

Definition of yomp in English:


[no object, with adverbial of direction]
(Of a soldier) march with heavy equipment over difficult terrain: squaddies yomping over the hills


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A march with heavy equipment over difficult terrain: a 60 km yomp


1980s: of unknown origin. The word came into prominence when used by the Royal Marines during the Falklands War of 1982.

Words that rhyme with yomp

chomp, clomp, comp, pomp, romp, stomp, swamp, tromp, whomp

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