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clomp

 (klŏmp)
intr.v. clomped, clomp·ing, clomps
To walk heavily and noisily.

[Imitative.]

clomp

(klɒmp)
n, vb
a less common word for clump2, clump7

clump

(klʌmp)

n.
1. a small cluster, esp. of trees or other plants.
2. a lump or mass.
3. a heavy, thumping step, sound, etc.
4. a cluster of agglutinated bacteria, red blood cells, etc.
v.i.
5. Also, clomp. to walk heavily and clumsily.
6. to gather or be gathered into clumps; agglutinate.
v.t.
7. to form into a clump; mass.
[1580–90; akin to Dutch klompe lump, mass, Old English clympre lump of metal]
clump′y, clump′ish, clump′like`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.clomp - walk clumsily
walk - use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet"

clomp

verb
To make a dull sound by or as if by striking a surface with a heavy object:
References in classic literature ?
I was somewhat dismayed at my appearance on looking in the glass: the cold wind had swelled and reddened my hands, uncurled and entangled my hair, and dyed my face of a pale purple; add to this my collar was horridly crumpled, my frock splashed with mud, my feet clad in stout new boots, and as the trunks were not brought up, there was no remedy; so having smoothed my hair as well as I could, and repeatedly twitched my obdurate collar, I proceeded to clomp down the two flights of stairs, philosophizing as I went; and with some difficulty found my way into the room where Mrs.
I don't want to clomp all over that with my heavy-booted definitive statement on what it was supposed to be.
For the attention of: Christian Clomp ou Sebastien Bessieres ou Mohand Djerroud
Like many other pioneer expats 20 years ago, we used to clomp around in sandals or flip-flops, wearing bright clothing and take in copious amounts of cheap alcohol, whilst sitting on the beach for hours.
Halfway through, two crew members donned 32-kg spacesuits to clomp about in a dark sand-filled container meant to imitate the surface of Mars.
There's nothing like the clomp of bills on your doormat to make you sit up and smell the coffee.
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Periodically, he'd hear something that would jolt him back: the metal clomp of the mailbox, a dog barking, a neighbor rolling a garbage can to the curb.
It is clear from the re-ports that you knew per-fectly well vhal you were clomp.
20 IN which TV series, which started in 1982, would you find a painting by Van Clomp, a big sausage and a tone-deaf singer called Edith?
When the lunch finishes, Tia Miller - who owns Fisher's restaurant in Edinburgh - invites us to continue so we clomp along there and toast the sunglasses a little more.
I hear my boots clomp, clomp, down the hallway all the way to the ED.