clip-clop


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clip-clop

n
the sound made by a horse's hooves
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clip′-clop`



n., v.i. clip-clopped, clip-clop•ping.
clop.
[1880–85]
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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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After refuelling with a plate of pasta at one of the waterfront restaurants in the tiny village of Sa Calobra, I clip-clop in my ill-suited cycling shoes through a slippery narrow tunnel along the cliff edge.
An exciting buzz pervades the square morning, noon and night and the clip-clop of horse-drawn carriages adds a lovely touch of old-world nostalgia.
An exciting buzz pervades the square morning, noon and night and the clip-clop of horse drawn carriages adds a lovely touch of old world nostalgia.
Byddai disgwyl mawr am fy nhad i ddod adref ar nos Wener, fy chwaer a minnau'n gwrando'n astud am sfin clip-clop pedolau'r ceffyl yn dod o bell.
As they settled in for the night at the Shipshewana Campground, Wheeler and Woodward were lulled to sleep by the clip-clop sounds of horse-drawn buggies.
He enters on his imaginary horse, indicated by the clip-clop of coconut shells played by his stalwart servant.
clip-clop of hooves, the echoed zing of streetcar steel.
MONDAY, November 11, 1918, and above the buzz of tramcars, the clip-clop clatter of horses' hooves along St Mary Street, they heard the jubilant shouts of an army of Echo-sellers bringing the news all Wales had waited for.
That may simply be lost to us, as was the clip-clop of horses on city streets.
There is a new MFA degree program for sound designers at the University of California-San Diego, and it won't train you how to F/X thunderclaps or the clip-clop of unseen horses' hooves.
Approaching with a clip-clop much the same as Joe's, Andy Warhol asks a question.