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  • adj. Of a heavy kind that might make clomping noises; stompy.


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clomp +‎ -y


  • Givenchy's "Bela" sandals (£780) in black could almost be children's leather school sandals, save for the enormous wedge they have been created on top of (eight inches is my tape-measure-free guesstimate), whilst Céline's huge, clompy "Oliver" wedge (£555) would take some serious confidence (or a good tan and super-skinny legs) to carry off.

    The Higher the Heel, the Harder the Fall

  • Get in touch with your masculine side At Balenciaga, Nicolas Ghesquière put short-haired models in punky colour combinations, boyish shapes and clompy Teddy Boy shoes.

    Paris fashion week: wardrobe updates

  • For readers mercifully unacquainted with Gillian's body of work, she became famous for a show called You Are What You Eat where she stomped into clinically obese people's homes wearing a teal frock coat and clompy shoes, showed them a trestle table of blancmange and said, "Och, this blancmange is awful bad for you!" before then unveiling a table of twigs and fibrous dust while muttering, "Mmm, lovely twigs!"

    Grace Dent's TV OD: I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!

  • And so it is that I find myself favouring a wardrobe of tight, black, mussed up, post-apocalyptic things, ragged cobwebby knits, skull motifs and clompy heeled boots.

    What I bought this week: leather

  • Gimmicky styles This year's beauties included giant, clompy Elton John-level platform shoes.


  • With my clompy neighbors, I started wearing earplugs.

    Parties, leotards and celebratory tuna

  • And today, it was in the 60s, so I wore a cute skirt, BUT it was supposed to rain, so I wore my freakin 'rain boots, and felt like an idiot all day long, walking around in the clear sunshine in a cute spring skirt and big clompy rain boots.

    misspinkkate Diary Entry

  • Even running shoes are too clompy for me, with my floors of hardwood, laminate or ceramic tile.


  • We fear that Mr. Alda's male archetype (1970's, sensitive yet masculine, earnest yet funny) may be lost forever, replaced by men who favor shiny messenger bags, shiny clompy black shoes and a bit too much hair product.

    February 7 - February 14

  • Over the years Emma grows sophisticated, trading her girlish sundresses and clompy boots for heels and couture, while life-battered Dex comes to appreciate good old Emma as more than a source of sympathy. rss feed


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