verb[no object, with adverbial of direction]
- Walk with a heavy tread: she clomped down the stepsMore example sentences
- I heard someone walk into the stable, boots clomping.
- On his arm was the bag of sugar and the horse walked toward him, his big hooves clomping on the stable floor.
- Hank came into the house without knocking, and came clomping down the steps.
noun[in singular] Back to top
- The sound of a heavy tread: the clomp of booted feetMore example sentences
- And the steady clomp of the horse's hooves must be ringing in their ears.
- She wasn't sure when he was going to stop talking, though he did when he heard the clomp of his father's boots going down the hall.
- To that end, the game features distinctive sounds for each weapon, along with other ambient noises, such as the crunch of snow or the clomp of boots.
early 19th century: imitative; compare with clump.
More definitions of clompDefinition of clomp in:
- The US English dictionary