Definition of clomp in English:

clomp

verb

  • no object , with adverbial of direction Walk with a heavy tread.

    ‘she clomped down the steps’
    • ‘So he unstuck his boots from the mud and clomped over to a tree, where he sat with his cloak wrapped around him.’
    • ‘The centaur-like beast stepped forward, its skillet-sized hooves clomping on the wooden floor.’
    • ‘Mandella followed, clomping after her in chunky, two inch soled shoes.’
    • ‘Yells came from inside the house and footsteps clomped up to the door.’
    • ‘And, just as Raven had foreseen, the Leviathan rushed forward, its hooves clomping down upon the stone flagstones.’
    • ‘No sooner had he disappeared than her mother clomped down the steps, with a small stack of floral cotton bed linens.’
    • ‘Hank came into the house without knocking, and came clomping down the steps.’
    • ‘Instead, before we had time to think about it, we had Sean Connery and the entire cast of Brigadoon clomping down Fifth Avenue in kilts.’
    • ‘His snakeskin boots clomped against the thin, greasy carpet, rattling with each footfall from the spurs at his ankles.’
    • ‘Picking up my backpack I clomped down the stairs and was surprised by my brother dressed up and holding the car keys.’
    • ‘I wonder what they would say if they knew I dug my combat boots out of my closet and clomped around the house in them all weekend.’
    • ‘He turns and leaves the room, his shoes clomping against the floor.’
    • ‘James stood up and clomped angrily out of the church.’
    • ‘The familiar round-shaped lunch-lady, Theresa, clomped into the kitchen.’
    • ‘The horses' hooves clomped on the cobbled pathways in a heavy rhythm, never breaking a beat.’
    • ‘He clomped into the kitchen and opened the dishwasher.’
    • ‘On his arm was the bag of sugar and the horse walked toward him, his big hooves clomping on the stable floor.’
    • ‘I heard someone walk into the stable, boots clomping.’
    • ‘When soaking, bedraggled hikers clomped into Tuku at about 6am, an old woman manning a hot noodle stand, was appalled.’
    • ‘Horses clomped out a steady pace up front, neighing every now and then to show their displeasure at being harnessed.’
    plod, tramp, drag oneself, walk heavily, walk slowly, plough, slog, footslog, toil, trek, clump, lumber
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Origin

Early 19th century: imitative; compare with clump.

Pronunciation

clomp

/klɑmp//klämp/