AskDefine | Define stomp

Dictionary Definition

stomp n : a dance involving a rhythmical stamping step v : walk heavily; "The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots" [syn: stamp, stump]

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English

Pronunciation

  • stamp
  • Rhymes with: -ɒmp

Verb

  1. To trample heavily on something or someone.
  2. transitive slang To severely beat someone physically or figuratively.

Translations

trample heavily on something or someone
  • Dutch: stampen
  • Finnish: talloa
severely beat someone physically or figuratively
  • Dutch: stampen

Noun

  1. A dance having a heavy, rhythmic step.
  2. The jazz music for this dance.

Translations

dance having a heavy, rhythmic step
jazz music for this dance

Dutch

Etymology

Cognate to German stumpf.

Pronunciation

  • /stɔmp/|lang=nl

Adjective

  1. blunt, not sharp
    Met zo’n stomp potlood kun je toch niet tekenen!
    You can’t draw with such a blunt pencil!
  2. math of an angle Having over 90 degrees.
    Dit is een stompe hoek.
    This is a blunt angle.

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Noun

  1. A stump, a short, formless, protruding object.
    Er bleef na de amputatie niet meer dan een stompje van zijn vinger over.
    After the amputation, no more than a stump of his finger was left.
  2. A blow, a painful hit with the fist or the elbow.
    Je zou hem een stomp geven!
    You’d give him a blow!

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Extensive Definition

Stomp or Foot stomp can refer to any of the following:

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