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clodhopper

1. A large shoe. I can't wear those clodhoppers—I'll look like a clown!
2. One who is regarded as stupid, boorish, and bumbling. Of course that clodhopper knocked over the whole display after being here just five minutes!

clodhopper

1. n. a big shoe. Wipe the mud off those clodhoppers before you come in here.
2. n. a stupid person; a rural oaf. You don’t know it, but that clodhopper is worth about two million bucks.
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True the sleek, slimline boots that today's players lace up before every match - or fasten with Velcro - do not offer the same kind of protection as the clodhoppers of yesteryear.
Dubbed the 4x4s of the shoe world, these clodhoppers have an 'aggressive' four-millimetre tread, a secure compression-moulded midsole and extra heel support, making them ideal for pretty much any activity in the great outdoors.
A fairly meaningless victory over Greece and now this toying win over complete clodhoppers may not exactly herald a renaissance but it proves McClaren at least has the wherewithal and brains to build a team around Hargreaves.
IoI no I wasn't, but I sold a lot of Clodhoppers:) hehe!
An illiterate, a dreamy and ineffectual man, courteous and inoffensive, dressed habitually in bib overalls and clodhoppers, shorter than Alison, but lean and darkly handsome, he was often to be seen leaning on his broom in out of the way corners of the campus, or carrying plumbing implements somewhere in no great hurry.
of clodhoppers on laminate making it hard for you to understand
The story ends: "Boots, shoes, slippers, clodhoppers, whispered Winnie.
Creationists were simply "clodhoppers" (as were most "average" people).
Every time she came into our hardware store she wiped her clodhoppers on the mat out front, but that didn't prevent her from smelling like a stable.
But its 700 pounds, not to mention the operator's own clodhoppers, can't help but crush the grain, losing more than a few kernels in the stubble.
Winnipeg's Krave's Candy Company has one of the hottest sweet snacks in Canada in Clodhoppers. Led by a young dynamic duo, Chris Emery and Larry Finnson, both in their 20s, Krave's earnings have risen from $59,000 to $642,000, a 988 per cent increase in gross income during three years.
The poem concludes: Tell me, if you had been the God who shaped their cheekbones and their brows, the dignified alertness of their ears, their ceremonial and formal smiles, their throats the patience of a May sun mottled with its little daubs of luminance, the fingers curved on Bibles or on canes, the feet in their black-thronged propriety of dainty boots or strenuous clodhoppers, would you, for a world, have let them tumble into nothingness and seen their strong hearts rot, or would you have raised them up again, the way you rouse a sleeper or a child?
The Carstenses' daughter could not keep boyfriends; she returned from a high school semester abroad wearing black clodhoppers, her blond hair cut short.