Etymology
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stomp (v.)

1803, variant of stamp. Related: Stomped; stomping. Noun meaning "lively social dance" is recorded from 1912 in jazz slang.

updated on September 18, 2012

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Definitions of stomp from WordNet
1
stomp (v.)
walk heavily;
The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots
Synonyms: stamp / stump
2
stomp (n.)
a dance involving a rhythmical stamping step;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.