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clip-clop

clip-clop
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [klip klop]
    • /klɪp klɒp/
    • /klɪp klɒp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klip klop]
    • /klɪp klɒp/

Definitions of clip-clop word

  • noun clip-clop the sound made by a horse's hooves 3
  • abbreviation CLIP-CLOP clop 3
  • abbreviation CLIP-CLOP clippety-clop. 1
  • noun clip-clop (onomatopoeia) The sound of shoed foot– or hoof-steps on hard ground. 0
  • verb clip-clop To make a clip-clop noise. 0

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Origin of clip-clop

First appearance:

before 1880
One of the 23% newest English words
First recorded in 1880-85

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Parts of speech for Clip-clop

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

clip-clop popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 67% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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