Definition of clip-clop noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈklɪp klɒp//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈklɪp klɑːp//
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a sound like the sound of a horse’s hoofs on a hard surface More Like This Onomatopoeic words beep, bleep, boohoo, brrr, buzz, click, clip-clop, ding-dong, hiss, mwah, peep, ping, plop, pop, rat-tat, splat, splosh, squeak, squeal, squelch, swish, tee-hee, thud, thwack, tick-tock, toot, vroom, wham, whoosh, zoomSee worksheet. Word Originlate 19th cent.: imitative.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: clip-clop