[ noun klop-klop; verb klop-klop ]
/ noun ˈklɒpˌklɒp; verb ˈklɒpˈklɒp /


a clattering sound of repeated clops.

verb (used without object), clop-clopped, clop-clop·ping.

to make or move with such a sound.



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Origin of clop-clop

First recorded in 1900–05

Words nearby clop-clop Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for clop-clop

  • He marches up and down, beating two pieces of wood together--clop-clop, clop-clop--as he walks.

  • Distinctly, both girls could hear the clop-clop of approaching hoofbeats.

  • There was the jangle of harness and bells; the clop-clop of hoofs, rising to a clatter.

    Nights in London|Thomas Burke