clomp "to walk as with clogs," 1829, probably a variant of CLUMP (Cf. clump) (v.). Related: Clomped; clomping.

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  • Clomp — Clomp, n. See {Clamp}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clomp — ► VERB ▪ walk with a heavy tread. ► NOUN ▪ the sound of a heavy tread. ORIGIN imitative …   English terms dictionary

  • clomp — [klämp] vi. to walk heavily or noisily; clump …   English World dictionary

  • clomp — 1. noun /klɑmp/ the sound of feet hitting the ground loudly 2. verb /klɑmp/ to move, making loud noises with ones feet having smoothed my hair as well as I could, and repeatedly twitched my obdurate collar, I proceeded to clomp down the two …   Wiktionary

  • clomp — intransitive verb Etymology: by alteration Date: 1829 clump 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • clomp — /klomp/, v.i. clump (def. 6). * * * …   Universalium

  • clomp — Mawdesley Glossary clomping, to walk noisily …   English dialects glossary

  • clomp — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To make a dull sound by or as if by striking a surface with a heavy object: clump, clunk, thud. See SOUNDS …   English dictionary for students

  • clomp — v. stomp around, walk with loud heavy steps …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clomp — verb walk with a heavy tread. noun the sound of a heavy tread. Origin C19: imitative; cf. clump …   English new terms dictionary

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