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[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
1820-1830
1820-30; variant of stamp
Related forms
stomper, noun
Can be confused
stamp, stomp.
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British Dictionary definitions for stomper

stomp

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

stomper

/ˈstɒmpə/
noun
1.
a rock or jazz song with a particularly strong and danceable beat
2.
a person or animal that stomps
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Word Origin and History for stomper

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 stomper

stomp

noun
  1. A jazz number with a heavy rhythmic accent (1906+ Jazz musicians)
  2. A student who wears cowboy clothing and boots (1960s+ Students)
verb

To assault viciously; savage; clobber (1946+)


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