clip-clop

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clip-clop

n
the sound made by a horse's hooves

clip′-clop`



n., v.i. clip-clopped, clip-clop•ping.
clop.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clip-clop - the sound of a horse's hoofs hitting on a hard surface
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
References in periodicals archive ?
NEW YORK -- Mayor Bill de Blasio is pulling back the reins on his plans to quickly get rid of New York City's horse-drawn carriage industry, stung by a recent outpouring of support for the colorful coaches that have clip-clopped their way through Central Park for more than 150 years.
We clip-clopped past our neighbours hurtling off towards the quad-bikes and clay pigeon shooting, but we were more interested in nature - particularly the rabbits around our lodge and the rare red squirrels.
During all that time we longed for the clatter of milk bottles on the doorstep in the early hours of every morning as the milkman's horse clip-clopped down the streets of our home town of Birmingham.
The day ended with us tucking into locally-caught trout at a cafe in the old city as horse-drawn carts clip-clopped by.
Members of a painting class had positioned themselves by the gently flowing stream and were dabbing away at their easels as a group of horse riders clip-clopped by, waving at us and offering words of encouragement.
In the rear, 15 vaqueros from Charro Unidas of Sylmar clip-clopped with upturned sombreros and silver saddles.
As the horses clip-clopped away you were left with a sense of how cherished she was and how deeply her family would ache for her.