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

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Noah Huber knows there were no avocado trees or banana plants when dinosaurs clomped across Earth. Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Milwaukee zoo's dinosaur exhibit comes alive with flowers, plants and one avocado tree," 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,, "A beachcombing guide: Things to find at the beach," 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, "The Heathers Reboot Is Delayed. But the Show Was Always a Bad Idea," 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, "Competitive adult figure skaters break the ice at the rink," 27 Feb. 2018 That night, the men said, they were awakened when huge stones began clomping against the outside of their cabin. Douglas Perry,, "How a 1924 Bigfoot battle on Mt. St. Helens helped launch a legend: Throwback Thursday," 25 Jan. 2018 The second movement came off like a real, foot-clomping country dance. Anthony Tommasini, New York Times, "Review: Concertgebouw Orchestra Shows Off Its Legacy at Carnegie," 19 Jan. 2018 Godzilla has clomped about the lower slopes in several movies—and another accidental tourist, King Kong, Gilles Mingasson, Smithsonian, "Why Mount Fuji Endures As a Powerful Force in Japan," 2 May 2017 That was a year after Lily Tomlin clomped around the stage in a plaid flannel shirt and lumberjack boots., "Remembering when New Orleans' Blue Room was red hot," 11 June 2017

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First Known Use of clomp

1829, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for clomp

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English Language Learners Definition of clomp

chiefly US : to walk with loud, heavy steps


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

Kids Definition of clomp

: to walk with loud heavy steps

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