Definition of Clodhopper

1. Noun. A thick and heavy shoe.

Exact synonyms: Brogan, Brogue, Work Shoe
Generic synonyms: Shoe



Definition of Clodhopper

1. n. A rude, rustic fellow.

Definition of Clodhopper

1. Noun. A strong shoe for heavy-duty use, a boot. ¹

2. Noun. (American English) Any kind of shoe. ¹

3. Noun. (military slang) United States Navy ankle length work shoes, distinct from dress shoes or combat boots. ¹

4. Noun. A peasant or yokel. ¹

5. Noun. (U.K.) Clumsiness associated with wearing large shoes or boots. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clodhopper

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clodhopper

clockwork universe
clockwork universes
clockworklike
clockworks
clockworky
clocortolone
clod
clodded
cloddier
cloddiest
clodding
cloddish
cloddishness
cloddishnesses
cloddy
clodhopper (current term)
clodhoppers
clodhopping
clodly
clodpate
clodpated
clodpates
clodpole
clodpoles
clodpolish
clodpoll
clodpolls
clodronate
clodronates
clodronic acid

Literary usage of Clodhopper

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1. Fairy Tales from Hans Christian Andersen by Hans Christian Andersen (1907)
"Hans clodhopper THERE was once an old mansion in the country, in which an old squire lived with his two sons, and these two sons were too clever by half. ..."

2. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1892)
"There is, first, the idea of a clodhopper on whom liis wife wishes to be avenged, am' whom she pretends to be a skilful physician, whose zeal has tu be ..."

3. Child Classics by Georgia Alexander (1909)
"HANS, clodhopper RETOLD FROM HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN SCENE I The courtyard of a country mansion near Nonsense Land in the latter part of the fifteenth ..."

4. The Aurora Borealis: Or Flashes of Wit; Calculated to Drown Dull Care and by David Claypoole Johnston (1831)
"At last a neighboring clodhopper led her to the altar, nothing loath. Some time after, her late mistress, meeting her, asked, "Well, Jane, have you rested ..."

5. Taghconic: Or Letters and Legends about Our Summer Home by Joseph Edward Adams Smith (1852)
"Sooner one of the steers he drives, than the awkward clodhopper !" It was more than enough. The good old 'Squire insisted on taking Ralph and his mother to ..."

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