stomp

[ stomp ]
/ stɒmp /

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

stomp·er, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH stomp

stamp stomp
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British Dictionary definitions for stomper (1 of 2)

stomper
/ (ˈstɒmpə) /

noun

a rock or jazz song with a particularly strong and danceable beat
a person or animal that stomps

British Dictionary definitions for stomper (2 of 2)

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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