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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.
She is an unapologetic old-school butch who clomps about in comfortable tweeds, drinks pints of beer, and decorates to suit her tastes, even if they seem unacceptably masculine to others.
Somehow it misses your blind and clomps off into the distance.
The corps de ballet clomps out of the wings in the shape of France's Francois Hollande and the UK's David Cameron, vowing to support Obama through thick and thin.
Fair enough - but you wish he'd put on some gloves and bootees before he clomps around a crime scene.
Fair enough but you wish he'd put on some gloves and bootees before he clomps around a crime scene.