[ stomp ]
/ stɒmp /

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

to dance the stomp.


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.

Origin of stomp

First recorded in 1820–30; variant of stamp

Related forms

stomp·er, noun

Can be confused

stamp stomp Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for stomp


/ (stɒmp) /

verb (intr)

informal to tread or stamp heavily


a rhythmic stamping jazz dance

Word Origin for stomp

variant of stamp
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