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"
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Born on Friday, all was looking great until his mother literally clip-clopped off in the opposite direction without even offering her little one a vital drink of milk.
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.
The Dockers' Umbrella became as much a part of the sounds of early 20th century Liverpool as the ships' horns, factory hooters and the horses' hooves that clip-clopped on the cobbled streets below.
It looked like a boat but of course it was horse drawn and that was part of the excitement as it clip-clopped up the road.
Little ray of sunshine Marilyn may have clip-clopped back to Summer Bay but she's dragging a dark cloud.
Dust swirled in the lamplight, hooves clip-clopped in the yard outside.
The day ended with us tucking into locally-caught trout at a cafe in the old city as horse-drawn carts clip-clopped by.