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stomp

[ stomp ]
/ stɒmp /
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verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
to dance the stomp.
noun
a jazz composition, especially in early jazz, marked by a driving rhythm and a fast tempo.
a dance to this music, usually marked by heavy stamping of the feet.
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Origin of stomp

First recorded in 1820–30; variant of stamp

OTHER WORDS FROM stomp

stomper, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH stomp

stamp, stomp
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British Dictionary definitions for stomp

stomp
/ (stɒmp) /

verb (intr)
informal to tread or stamp heavily
noun
a rhythmic stamping jazz dance

Word Origin for stomp

variant of stamp
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