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

Definitions of clop word

  • verb clop to make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground 3
  • noun clop a sound of this nature 3
  • noun clop a sharp, clattering sound, like hoofbeats on a pavement 3
  • intransitive verb clop to make, or move with, such a sound 3
  • noun clop a sound made by or as if by a horse's hoof striking the ground. 1
  • verb without object clop to make or move with such a sound. 1

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Origin of clop

First appearance:

before 1895
One of the 18% newest English words
First recorded in 1895-1900; imitative

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Parts of speech for Clop


clop popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

clop usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for clop

verb clop

  • pound — Archaic. to shut up in or as in a pound; impound; imprison.
  • stomp — stamp (defs 1–3).
  • clunk — A clunk is a sound made by a heavy object hitting something hard.
  • plod — to walk heavily or move laboriously; trudge: to plod under the weight of a burden.
  • thump — a blow with something thick and heavy, producing a dull sound; a heavy knock.

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