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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:
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They came in their boots, all of them, and the men came with work gloves and they lifted the coffin and set it in the cart while the horse clomped at the snow and the ground.
Then two pairs of boots clomped across the landing and down the stairs.
He clomped around in a cast for weeks, but healed without any problem.
You just wait, the next major crisis to hit the UK will be this winter, approximately 10 seconds after Dave has struggled into his ski boots and clomped up to the first lift at Chamonix.
I clomped about them in office all of yesterday, in an effort to get a feel for them and break them in a little.
The timer ran out, and Wood's cowboy boots clomped along the cement floor as he moved on to test another area.
She started a second pot of coffee, and Peter clomped in the back door.
I saw the Nissan out front of my house, thanked my rescuer, and clomped inside.
The first shock for Berry and his long-term partner, Sue Townley, came when eight of the City of London's finest clomped into the yard with characteristic delicacy to drag him off to Lancaster police station and remove from the premises anything that wasn't nailed down and one or two things that were.
Instead, the device extracted the energy it needed from the vibrations that shook the wooden staircase as students clomped up and down between classes.