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stomp

[stomp] /stɒmp/
verb (used with object)
1.
stamp (defs 1–3).
verb (used without object)
2.
stamp (defs 11, 12).
3.
to dance the stomp.
noun
4.
stamp (def 14).
5.
a jazz composition, especially in early jazz, marked by a driving rhythm and a fast tempo.
6.
a dance to this music, usually marked by heavy stamping of the feet.
Origin of stomp
1820-1830
1820-30; variant of stamp
Related forms
stomper, noun
Can be confused
stamp, stomp.
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  • He had a tremendous loud voice and would sometimes sneak up behind you, yell, wave his arms and stomp his feet.

  • "stomp him," I tell him again, pretty quiet, but he does it.

  • I sh'd think you'd know enough to stomp your feet before you come in.

    Back Home Eugene Wood
  • Damn, I'll stomp my mother if she talks big to me right then.

  • Won't many more see you than saw you last night doin' the stomp dance in Main Street.

    The Dude Wrangler Caroline Lockhart
British Dictionary definitions for stomp

stomp

/stɒmp/
verb (intransitive)
1.
(informal) to tread or stamp heavily
noun
2.
a rhythmic stamping jazz dance
Word Origin
variant of stamp
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Word Origin and History for stomp
v.

1803, variant of stamp. Related: Stomped; stomping. Noun meaning "lively social dance" is recorded from 1912 in jazz slang.

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Slang definitions & phrases for stomp

soul brother

noun phrase

A male black person; blood, brother (1957+ Black)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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