clodhopper

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈklɒdˌhɒpə/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈklɑdˌhɑpɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(klodhop′ər)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
clod•hop•per /ˈklɑdˌhɑpɚ/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a clumsy person;
    bumpkin.
  2. Clothingclodhoppers, [plural] strong, heavy shoes.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
clod•hop•per  (klodhop′ər),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a clumsy boor;
    rustic;
    bumpkin.
  2. clodhoppers, strong, heavy shoes.
  • clod + hopper, modeled on grasshopper 1680–90
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . hick, yokel, lout, hayseed, lummox.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
clodhopper /ˈklɒdˌhɒpə/ n informal
  1. a clumsy person; lout
  2. (usually plural) a large heavy shoe or boot
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