stomp

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verb

ˈstämp How to pronounce stomp (audio)
ˈstȯmp
stomped; stomping; stomps

intransitive verb

1
: to walk with a loud heavy step usually in anger
stomped out of the office in a fit
2
: stamp sense 2
stomped on the brakes

stomp

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noun

1
2
: a jazz dance marked by heavy stamping

Examples of stomp in a Sentence

Verb He stomped angrily out of the room. The fans were stomping their feet and shouting.
Recent Examples on the Web
Verb
He’s added a backflip catch, including one that ended a game in Buffalo last weekend, to his arsenal of trick plays, and got a hit while stomping his feet to Dance Dance Revolution steps that were displayed on the scoreboard. Scott Allen, Washington Post, 12 July 2024 The 80-year-old actor then steps out of the car, stomps toward his target, and takes a swing at a man in the crowd, sending water flying everywhere. Jessica Schladebeck, New York Daily News, 5 July 2024
Noun
Meanwhile, the only power kiddos need to propel the rockets is a stomp of their feet. Dorian Smith-Garcia, Parents, 14 June 2024 Thus, 50 pages into a book about the Internet, the reader must consider the sonic vibrations of an elephant’s stomp, the chemical signals emitted by tomato plants, and the pheromones of moths. Margaret O’Mara, Foreign Affairs, 1 Nov. 2022 See all Example Sentences for stomp 

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Word History

Etymology

Verb

by alteration

First Known Use

Verb

1803, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Noun

circa 1899, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of stomp was in 1803

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Cite this Entry

“Stomp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stomp. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

stomp

verb
ˈstämp,
ˈstȯmp
: stamp entry 1 sense 2
stomped angrily out of the room
stomp noun
stomper noun

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