[ stomp ]
/ stɒmp /
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verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
to dance the stomp.
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Origin of stomp
First recorded in 1820–30; variant of stamp
OTHER WORDS FROM stompstomper, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH stompstamp, stomp
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Example sentences from the Web for stomp
Down got the two varmints in white topped stompers, open went the door, and out I jumped.
British Dictionary definitions for stomp
/ (stɒmp) /
informal to tread or stamp heavily
a rhythmic stamping jazz dance
Word Origin for stomp
variant of stamp
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