clodhopping


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Related to clodhopping: boorishness, clodhopper
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clodhopping

[ˈklɒdhɒpɪŋ] ADJ [person] → torpón, desgarbado; [boots] → basto, pesado

clodhopping

adj (inf) persontrampelig (inf), → tölpelhaft, schwerfällig; clodhopping shoes/bootsklobige Schuhe pl/Stiefel pl
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After two miles and with two hurdles to jump he was right in the mix for a place when some clodhopping Clydesdale brought him down
I am clodhopping my way around the dancefloor at Vienna's Coffeehouse Owners' Ball, held every year in the Hofburg - the former residence of the Habsburgs, who ruled the Austrian Empire for 640 years from 1278 to the end of the First World War in 1918, and Austria's equivalent of Buckingham Palace.
And the wee bachle from Dennistoun lost to the clodhopping pugilist come Sunday's bell.
the 'heavies' (a breed officially extinct outside the crime novel), clodhopping coppers, seedy hacks and women who get rather fruity and giggle a lot, all of whom could be happily relocated to the 1960s and not feel out of place.
Gerard Houllier has made four good/very good signings and it seems that better players recruited, plus highly talented youngsters, will hopefully ensure O'Neill's agriculturalS clodhopping football is consigned to the dustbin of history.
Singin' In The Rain sees Flavin performing arguably the most widely imitated dance routine in the world; who among us hasn't, at some point, sung those famous words while clodhopping gleefully through puddles?
Don't let anyone ever tell you that an international tournament is devalued by the absence of England's clodhopping players, riddled with self-doubt on the pitch and hamstrung by palsied tactics orchestrated by a manager worried what the media is saying.
Until we find the Yard's clodhopping size 12s have trampled all over our democracy which, for its shortcomings, remains one of the least corrupt in the world.
So it was with a typically heavy hand and clodhopping foot that he spoke out against an all-out ban on smoking in public places, effectively saying: 'Don't deprive the poor of their gaspers.
His sentiments were unlikely to endear him to many of the literati of the twentieth century, whose subtlety and complexity, some of them imagined, precluded clodhopping clarity.
Thick cakes of mud Like parathas clung to our boots, and we killed each wireworm singly, If the clodhopping robin didn't pick it off first.