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Definition of the noun stomp

What does stomp mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: stomps

  1. a dance involving a rhythmical stamping step
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic term: social dancing = dancing as part of a social occasion

Alternative definition of the noun stomp


  1. A dance having a heavy, rhythmic step.
  2. The jazz music for this dance.

Definition of the verb stomp

What does stomp mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: stomped | stomping | stomps

  1. walk heavily

Alternative definition of the verb stomp


  1. [ambitransitive] To trample heavily.
  2. [transitive, slang] To severely beat someone physically or figuratively.


Stomp Entertainment is an Australian entertainment group and record house. On 13 August 2010 they were acquired by Surrealus Pty Ltd, but they continued to based out of Abbotsford, Victoria.


  1. "Stomp" a.k.a. "Stomp!" is a song released by The Brothers Johnson from their fourth album, Light Up the Night, in early 1980. It reached number one on the Dance singles chart. It reached number one on the R&B singles chart and peaked at number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 in early 1980. It was a bigger success in the UK, where it peaked at number 6 on the singles chart. The song also reached number one on the New Zealand Singles Chart, staying in this position for six weeks in 1980.
  2. "Stomp" is a 1996 song by gospel group God's Property featuring Cheryl James and Christian urban singer Kirk Franklin. It was one of the most successful gospel songs of the 1990s, charting on Billboard's mainstream R&B airplay list in 1997.
  3. "Stomp", along with Stroll, are the eighth and ninth studio albums by the Boston ska punk band Big D and the Kids Table, released on June 11, 2013 by Strictly Rude Records.
  4. "Stomp" a.k.a. "Everybody" is a musical single of IDC.
    • released in (8 years ago)


  1. Stomp is a percussion group, originating in Brighton, UK that uses the body and ordinary objects to create a physical theatre performance.
  2. Stomp: A stomp is a downwards strike with the heel of the foot from the stand-up position, and is usually directed at the head or body of a downed opponent. A stomp similar to an axe kick is referred to as an axe stomp, while a particularly powerful jumping stomp with both heels is called a bronco kick, and a stomp from the clinch directed at the opponent's foot is called a foot stomp or a heel stomp.
  3. Stomp is a 1994 theater production of the dance percussion act by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas.
    • award:
      • Laurence Olivier Award for Best Theatre Choreographer nomination for Steve McNicholas & Luke Cresswell
      • Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience
      • Laurence Olivier Award for Best Theatre Choreographer, received by Luke Cresswell & Steve McNicholas
      • Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience
      • Obie Award for Special Citations, received by Stomp
  4. Stomp is the touring theater production of the performance by Stomp - a percussion group, originating in Brighton, UK. It was opened in 1996.
    • award: - Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Non-Resident Production (for the production at the Warner Theatre) nomination for Warner Theatre

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Stomp

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Google previewThe Definitive Guide to HTML5 WebSocket (2012)

by Vanessa Wang, Frank Salim, Peter Moskovits

STOMP is an open protocol for messaging that was originally developed for use with Apache ActiveMQ and has spread widely to other systems...

Google previewBulletin of the University of Wisconsin (1912)

Economics and political science series

stomp is the cost of the Ink pads which are sold to the locals at ...

Google previewTap and Jazz (2008)

by Nikki Gamble

Famous dancers Body percussion: Stomp Stomp is a show that.

Google previewThe Jazz Tradition (1993)

by Martin Williams

Hyena Stomp is a simple sixteen- bar ...

Google previewiPad and iPhone For Musicians For Dummies (2015)

by Ryan C. Williams, Mike Levine

Figure 8-3: IK Multimedia's iRig Stomp is a stompboxstyle audio interface for guitar and bass. jack, iRig Stomp uses the device's analog input), ...

Google previewDiscriminate Or Diversify (2009)

by Enrique Ruiz

Stomp is a great embodiment of synergistic achievements with totally disparate sources. Each performer brings something unique to the show - percussive skills, movement skills, good comic timing or just plain old charisma. Ultimately each ...

Google previewStrategic Analysis (2017)

A Creative and Cultural Industries Perspective by Jonathan Gander

Created by Steve McNicholas and Luke Cresswell, STOMP is a tightly choreographed dance show delivered ...

Google previewRumor and Communication in Asia in the Internet Age (2013)

by Greg Dalziel

Stomp is a popularmessage board and®citizen-journalism website ̄ operated by Singapore Press Holdings, whichpublishes The StraitsTimes, among othernewspapers. The websitecan befound at: and ...

Google previewTheatre World 2008-2009 (2009)

The Most Complete Record of the American Theatre by Ben Hodges

SYNOPSlS Stomp is a high-energy, percussive symphony, coupled with ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of African American Cinema (2015)

by S. Torriano Berry, Venise T. Berry

STOMP THE YARD. 2007. (PG-13) 109 min. Drama/ Romance.

Google previewThe Giant Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for Four-year-olds (2004)

by Kathy Charner

(run, stomp, crawl, and so on) 4. Modify the fingerplay, adding some of the children's names for extra special fun. Change the actions to suit the animal. You may wish to write the finger- play on a large piece of paper and use the rebus method ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance: K-Y (2004)

by Cary D. Wintz, Paul Finkelman

"Fingerbreaker" "Freakish" "Frog-l-More Rag" "Georgia Swing” "Jelly Roll Blues” " Jungle Blues” "King Porter Stomp” “Milenburg Joys” "Mr. Jelly Lor ” "New Orleans Blues” "The Pearls” "Shreveport Stomp” "Sidewalk Blues” "Sweet Substitute” ...

Google previewThe Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz (2007)

by the late Leonard Feather, Ira Gitler

“Copenhagen”; “Go 'Long Mule”; “Shanghai Shuffle”; and “Sugar Foot Stomp.” At the same time, Henderson's music dir. Don Redman developed the basic formula for jazz bb arrs., based on interplay between the brass and reed sections.

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Quotes about Stomp

Life is anything that dies when you stomp on it. (Dave Barry)
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Scrabble value of S1T1O1M3P3

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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