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clomp

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Pronunciation: /klɒmp
 
/

Definition of clomp in English:

verb

[no object, with adverbial of direction]
Walk with a heavy tread: she clomped down the steps
More 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

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The sound of a heavy tread: the clomp of booted feet
More 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.

Origin

early 19th century: imitative; compare with clump.

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