clodhopper

[ klod-hop-er ]
/ ˈklɒdˌhɒp ər /
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noun

a clumsy boor; rustic; bumpkin.
clodhoppers, strong, heavy shoes.

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Origin of clodhopper

1680–90; clod + hopper, modeled on grasshopper
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British Dictionary definitions for clodhopper

clodhopper
/ (ˈklɒdˌhɒpə) /

noun informal

a clumsy person; lout
(usually plural) a large heavy shoe or boot

Derived forms of clodhopper

clodhopping, adjective
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