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English definition of “clip-clop”

clip-clop

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈklɪp.klɒp/ us    /-klɑːp/
a sound like that of horses' hoofs on a hard surface: the clip-clop of horses coming up the roadAnimal (non-human) sounds
clip-clop
verb [I] uk   (plural -pp-) us  
We heard horses clip-clopping (= making a sound with their feet) along the road.Animal (non-human) sounds
(Definition of clip-clop from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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