noun Etymology: imitative Date: 1884 the sound made by or as if by a horse walking on a hard surfaceclip-clop intransitive verb

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  • clip-clop — clip′ clop n. v. i. clip clopped, clip clop•ping clop • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • clip-clop — n [singular] [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: From the sound] the sound made by a horse as it walks on a hard surface >clip clop v [I] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • clip-clop — clip ,clop noun singular the sound that a horse s HOOVES make when the horse is walking ╾ clip ,clop verb intransitive …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • clip-clop — [klip′kläp′] n., vi. CLOP …   English World dictionary

  • clip-clop — UK / US noun [singular] the sound that a horse s hooves make when the horse is walking Derived word: clip clop UK / US verb intransitive Word forms clip clop : present tense I/you/we/they clip clop he/she/it clip clops present participle clip… …   English dictionary

  • clip-clop — 1. noun /ˈklɪp.klɒp,ˈklɪp.klɑːp/ The sound of shoed foot ndash; or hoof steps on hard ground. 2. verb /ˈklɪp.klɒp,ˈklɪp.klɑːp/ To make a clip clop noise …   Wiktionary

  • clip-clop — noun the sound of a horse s hoofs beating on a hard surface. verb move with a clip clop …   English new terms dictionary

  • clip-clop — noun (singular) the sound made by a horse as it walks on a hard surface clip clop verb (I) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • clip-clop — /klɪp ˈklɒp/ (say klip klop) noun, verb (i) (clip clopped, clip clopping) → clop …   Australian English dictionary

  • clip-clop — /klip klop /, n. clippety clop. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

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