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clippety-clop

[ klip-i-tee-klop ]
/ ˈklɪp ɪ tiˈklɒp /
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noun
the sound struck by the hoofs of a horse trotting on pavement, or any staccato, rhythmic sound resembling it.
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Origin of clippety-clop

First recorded in 1925–30; imitative
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