\ ˈklämp How to pronounce clomp (audio) , ˈklȯmp, ˈkləmp \
clomped; clomping; clomps

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Recent Examples on the Web Ride quality is almost supple with the suspension in Comfort mode, although the big Michelins do clomp solidly over pavement seams. Rich Ceppos, Car and Driver, 2 Nov. 2020 But in San Miguel, burros still clomp up narrow streets, and 1 in 5 homes lacks running water. Washington Post, 29 Nov. 2019 Spicer, 48, has been a polarizing figure on Season 28 of the ABC reality series, clomping his way through dance routines with partner Lindsay Arnold. Mary Colurso |, al, 1 Nov. 2019 The womenswear designers who showed collections at New York Fashion Week, which clomped into town at the end of last week, are proposing a lot of bold shoulders, padded into swishy power suits and pouffed into floral exoskeletons. Troy Patterson, The New Yorker, 10 Sep. 2019 Noah Huber knows there were no avocado trees or banana plants when dinosaurs clomped across Earth. Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 6 June 2018 Ferris says several of the animals will clomp onto each other like spoons, with a female on the bottom of the stack and males on top of her. Susan Moeller,, 2 May 2018 Heathers‘s first five episodes, which were provided to critics in advance of the show’s planned premiere on March 7, less toed a line of good taste than clomped past it in as attention-seeking a manner as possible. Daniel D'addario, Time, 1 Mar. 2018 Every once in a while, a skater would clomp across the frigid cement viewing room in glamorous shiny skates to greet Palomeque and Davis. Beth Spotswood, San Francisco Chronicle, 27 Feb. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of clomp

1829, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for clomp

by alteration

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“Clomp.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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\ ˈklämp How to pronounce clomp (audio) , ˈklȯmp \
clomped; clomping

Kids Definition of clomp

: to walk with loud heavy steps

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