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clodhopping

[klod-hop-ing]
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adjective
  1. loutish; boorish.
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Origin of clodhopping

First recorded in 1835–45; clodhopp(er) + -ing2
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Related Words for clodhopping

hulking, unwieldy, ungainly, rude, tasteless, vulgar, churlish, impolite, ugly, barbaric, uncivilized, coarse, grumpy, sullen, ornery, heavy, halting, bumbling, bovine, overgrown

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Historical Examples of clodhopping

  • I could almost fancy that she regrets that clodhopping fellow.

    Chambers's Journal of Popular Literature, Science, and Art, No. 700

    Various

  • Most of all, you gain a chance to become something more than a clodhopping plowman.

    Life on a Mediaeval Barony

    William Stearns Davis

  • Poor mother, some great ignorant, clodhopping wench who will frighten her into a nervous fit.