clodhopper

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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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Cloth, clod, and clot, and clay too, have often been tied to terms for stupidity and clumsiness, such as cloth-eared, cloth-head, clod-hopper, clodpole, and clay-brained.
Gayle was a clumsy clod-hopper. But on a barmy afternoon at Wembley he scored two stupendous goals to win Blues a silver pot.
When he buzzes around, materialising on the edge of every unfolding phase of action, he seems to run at a slicker, smoother speed than the welly-wearing clod-hoppers buffering him.
He was not only still a major star but also had a reputation for being extremely moody and treating those whom he considered to be incompetent as irredeemable clod-hoppers. I would clearly come into the latter category.
In his day bobbies routinely pounded their beat in size 12 clod-hoppers - or, at a stretch, on a push-bike.
The battle of the twinkle-toed and the clod-hoppers is likely to prove addictive entertainment...
One of the exquisite agonies of betting on jump racing, as compared with the Flat, is that there is so much more time during a race to realise you should have placed your money elsewhere - particularly if you've backed one of the labouring clod-hoppers who's rapidly disappearing out of shot at the back of the field.
Only, as the many clod-hoppers among us will testify, it's in some people a lot more than others.
He could barely raise himself from his seat on the touchline to berate his mixture of clones, clowns and clod-hoppers.
In fact, when he buzzes around, materialising on the edge of every unfolding phase of action, he seems to run at a slicker, smoother speed than the welly-wearing clod-hoppers buffering him.
If you haven't got a pair of these ankle-strapped clod-hoppers this autumn, you won't be hip!
But when clod-hoppers like me try to throw themselves into a spot of Latin passion, legs are tied in knots.
WHO is the owner of these gigantic pair of clod-hoppers (pictured right)?