stomp Definition

  • 1to bring your foot down very hard on the ground or on something on the ground, making a loud noise
  • 2to walk heavily and noisily, often because you are angry

Using stomp: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "stomp" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She stomped her foot in frustration.

  • Example

    The elephant stomped through the jungle.

  • Example

    He stomped out of the room after the argument.

  • Example

    The children were stomping in the puddles.

stomp Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for stomp

Phrases with stomp

  • stomp on someone's toes

    to do something that upsets or offends someone, especially by becoming involved in something that they should not become involved in


    I didn't mean to stomp on your toes by offering advice.

  • to put an end to something by taking strong action


    The government is determined to stomp out corruption.

  • to leave a place angrily and noisily


    She stomped off in a huff when she didn't get her way.


Summary: stomp in Brief

The verb 'stomp' [stɒmp] means to bring your foot down hard on the ground or to walk heavily and noisily. It can be used to express anger or frustration, as in 'She stomped her foot in frustration.' 'Stomp' also has idiomatic uses, such as 'stomp on someone's toes,' meaning to offend or upset someone, and 'stomp off,' meaning to leave a place angrily and noisily.

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