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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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...
WHO is the owner of these gigantic pair of clod-hoppers (pictured right)?
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.
Forget any idea that some team of clod-hoppers could bully Chelsea into submission any more.
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.