[ stomp ]
See synonyms for: stompstompedstomping on

verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
  1. to dance the stomp.

  1. a jazz composition, especially in early jazz, marked by a driving rhythm and a fast tempo.

  1. a dance to this music, usually marked by heavy stamping of the feet.

Origin of stomp

First recorded in 1820–30; variant of stamp

Other words from stomp

  • stomper, noun

Words that may be confused with stomp Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use stomp in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for stomp


/ (stɒmp) /

  1. informal to tread or stamp heavily

  1. a rhythmic stamping jazz dance

Origin of stomp

variant of stamp

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