clippety-clop

[klip-i-tee-klop]

noun

the sound struck by the hoofs of a horse trotting on pavement, or any staccato, rhythmic sound resembling it.

Also clip-clop.

Origin of clippety-clop

First recorded in 1925–30; imitative
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