He clumped the length of the tiny storeroom and back again; one crippled leg all but dragging.
The vehicles were clumped, or, more likely, corralled upon the plain.
The eight o'clock chimes spoke as Hinton clumped downstairs, and a few moments later Forbes's guests began to straggle in.
Jimmie Sullivan had clumped over to Aunt Jane, carrying his carnation.
He forgot noon-hunger, and clumped through the rain to the garage.
They clumped up to the bridge, Stan edging in ahead of O'Malley.
A few minutes later, he clumped upon the veranda of the Nickerson home.
The astro-navigator, his face white, clumped toward the galley.
And then I clumped more slowly, studying the surface of the asteroid.
He hugged his fiddle once more, and clumped down into the street.
1580s, "lump; cluster of trees," from Middle English clompe "a lump" (c.1300), from Dutch klomp "lump, mass," or Middle Low German klumpe "clog, wooden shoe." Old English had clympre "lump, mass of metal."
"to heap or gather in clumps" (transitive), 1824, from clump (n.). Related: Clumped; clumping. Intransitive sense "to form a clump or clumps" is recorded from 1896.
"walk heavily," 1660s, imitative. Related: Clumped; clumping.