Stamp your feet or stomp your feet

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To bring down the foot forcibly. To tread or trample heavily or violently on: stomping the ground to even it out. To cause to be dislodged by stomping the feet: stomped the mud off her boots.

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Stomp is limited to an action, a step. And remember that the noun form of stomp still refers to the dance steps. Monroe F. Seigle is in the public domain, via Wikimedia Commons. Despite the title, this is part of a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program training program in which an axe stomp is one of the moves.

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By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. It only takes a minute to sign up. Semantically speaking, there is not a dime's worth of difference in the two verbs. They both mean "to bring down the foot on an object or a surface forcibly, to tread heavily or violently upon. Ladies stamp, horses stomp. I remember an editor changing all three instances of a female character in my story stamping her foot in anger to stomping her foot in anger. Stomp originated in American English as a dialectal variant of stamp and was first recorded in the early 19th century.

These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent. The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary. Click on the thesaurus category heading under the button in an entry to see the synonyms and related words for that meaning. People were standing around, stamping their feet and rubbing their hands.

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  1. Though 'stamp' and 'stomp' are synonyms, 'stomp' has emotional the workers would stomp grapes with their feet while dancing in a large.

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