ˈklämp How to pronounce clomp (audio)
clomped; clomping; clomps

Examples of clomp in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s no need to clomp up and down stairs in ski your ski boots in the three-story stone and timber main house thanks to an elevator, and there’s no need to ever get into a chilly car in the freezing dead of winter thanks to the heated five-car garage. Mark David, Robb Report, 2 Dec. 2023 Instead of clomping around in heavy, uncomfortable knee-highs this autumn, why not take on the pumpkin patch in shoes that are just as stylish, but won’t weigh you down? Kayla Blanton, Peoplemag, 3 Oct. 2023 Reed clomped down the staircase and out onto the avenue. Will Hermes, New York Times, 22 Sep. 2023 Trunks opened and closed around us, Little Leaguers hoisting their bags inside, the sound of cleats clomping across cement, little boys going home. Teresa Strasser, Good Housekeeping, 9 Aug. 2023 These were the same cobblestones that Carrie Bradshaw once clomped across during her early morning walks back home from clubbing. Alex Vadukul, New York Times, 31 May 2023 Jennifer Lawrence stepped out in NYC on Monday, March 27, in an ankle-length charcoal coat and chunky square-toe boots—the perfect outfit for clomping around town like a true New Yorker. Amanda Curran, Glamour, 28 Mar. 2023 Long before magazine editors were clomping around in loafers and wearing thigh-skimming oxford shirts over dresses, Torah teachers were tinkering with the formula. Mattie Kahn, Vogue, 16 Mar. 2023 The sportiest Dynamic mode quells that to some degree without overly degrading ride quality—unlike in some German competitors—although the 23-inch wheels do clomp over impacts. Joe Lorio, Car and Driver, 11 Nov. 2022

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Word History


by alteration

First Known Use

1829, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of clomp was in 1829

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“Clomp.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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