clomp

(redirected from clomping)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

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 periodicals archive ?
A horse-drawn carriage will come clomping down Rutledge Avenue any minute now.
Assuming this is a shot of The Night's King's horse clomping towards Winterfell, what kind of berk gets their own ice-zombie dragon then schleps about on a horse?
The tips we've compiled below should help save you a lot of time, but most of all they will help you use Safari the way Apple intended, rather than clomping around like a clueless noob.
Imagine how noisy the world would be if we heard snowflakes crashing on the ground, or everyone's heart beating, or the sounds of all the insects clomping around on their six legs.
Instead they'll be clomping off into the dark in their gold lame gladiator sandals, stomachs growling to the strains of far-off music to which they will not be invited to dance.
"Oh yes, I've knocked up a bit of caviar on toast to keep you going while I strangle the lobsters," I muttered, clomping off to the kitchen.
Cliched writing ("clomping" horses' hooves and swords "plunged" into chests) slows the narrative pace even more.
There was something depressing about the sound of those people's feet clomping in unison on the wooden floor of the deconsecrated church that they had gotten permission to use, the nave cleared of pews, the dancers' steps at times drowning out the amplified fiddles and mandolins.
Cars are banned in Saas-Fee and the narrow streets are filled instead with skiers clomping along in their boots interrupted only by the few electric-powered taxis permitted to take visitors from chalet to ski lift.
Even with the magnetic-ride-control suspension, you're always aware that you're clomping around in a stiffly sprung truck -- solid rear axle and all.
Core elastomer sheathed for fixed power electrical atc 2.5mm2 elastomer insulated 4 core elastomer sheathed flexible, joint extension pipe (1.5mm) thick klingerite, switch toggle type kt 2062 by, dip strick extra long, switch rotary position 6a/44v 16a/250v ac, joint for inlet mainfold cylinder head, bush 220dx20zdx20 long copper lead st, ring clomping, ring clamping, hose pipe for breather, valve releif lub oil filter
In either case, my advice is that you don't get too excited, start clomping all over the boat, crank your trolling motor--or worse, fire up your outboard.