from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To walk heavily and noisily.
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- n. the sound of feet hitting the ground loudly
- v. to move, making loud noises with one's feet
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See clamp.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. walk clumsily
I hear his footsteps and decide to add that sound to the piece, and it's a good sound: the clomp, clomp, clomp that only thin soles over asphalt can give.
Daniella Zalcman Here, fishermen in their cleated boots freely clomp around with heavy sleds in tow.
The fishermen in their cleated boots freely clomp around with heavy sleds in tow.
At the top of the tunnel steps, I met Alton, making his way one clomp at a time.
I kiss Bob and the kids good-bye, wish them a fun and safe day, and listen to them swish in their nylon shell pants and clomp in their heavy boots out the door.
Each time she did, there was a muffled clomp and thin clouds of dust drifted away.
The neighborhood is laced with miles of riding trails, and horses often clomp down the streets with their riders.
Nisha asked, watching Francesca clomp up the front steps of Blanton Middle
After I heard her clomp down her back stairs and roar away in her police cruiser, I dressed and hurried out across Main to the Pilot.
The slow clomp of boots on gravel, moving steadily nearer, then pausing, pivoting, and fading away.