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One who is regarded as stupid, boorish, and bumbling. Of course that clod knocked over the whole display after being here just five minutes!
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!
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n. a stupid and oafish person. (Usually refers to a male. Widely known. Usually objectionable.) Don’t be such a clod! Put on your tie, and let’s go.
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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