Definition of clodpole in English:

clodpole

Line breaks: clod|pole
Pronunciation: /ˈklɒdpəʊl
 
/

noun

informal , dated
A foolish, awkward, or clumsy person.
More example sentences
  • The doors are then thrown open, and the lucky clodpole receives the titbit as his recompense.
  • But at least it had the effect of compelling the clodpoles who run world cricket to snap out of their dream world.
  • Hayseeds, hicks and clodpoles were assumed to be the only ones who really wanted or needed the loud, scary and icky things.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day demoralize
Pronunciation: dɪˈmɒrəlʌɪz
verb
cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope