Definition of “stomp” - English Dictionary

british dictionary

“stomp” in British English

See all translations


uk /stɒmp/ us /stɑːmp/

[ I usually + adv/prep ] to walk with intentionally heavy steps, especially as a way of showing that you are annoyed:

She stomped up the stairs and slammed her bedroom door.
He woke up in a bad mood and stomped off to the bathroom.

[ I or T ] US UK stamp to put a foot down on the ground hard and quickly, making a loud noise, often to show anger:

The little boy was stomping his foot and refusing to take his medicine.
She stood by the road, st0mping her feet to stay warm.
I wish those people upstairs would stop stomping around.
Why did you stomp on that insect?

Phrasal verb(s)

(Definition of “stomp” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“stomp” in American English

See all translations

stompverb [ I/T ]

us /stɑmp/

to put your foot down so that it hits the ground with a lot of force, or to walk with heavy steps:

[ I always + adv/prep ] She had waited hours already and was about to stomp away furiously.

(Definition of “stomp” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)