1. (US) large, heavy boots, esp. cowboy boots; occas. in sing.
|Account 31 July [Internet] We not being content with this, took his § Wedges out of his ‖ Stomps [...] ‖ Shoes.|
|High Life in N.Y. II 150: I jest stuck out my left stomper.|
|John Brent 280: He made these yer boots, an’ reg’lar stompers they is.|
|AS L:1/2 67: stompers n Boots, especially cowboy boots.‘Razorback Sl.’ in|
2. (UK Und./US black) shoes.
|Pittsburgh Courier (PA) 22 Aug. 7/7: Stomps — (shoes).|
|Orig. Hbk of Harlem Jive 65: I [...] let ’em dig them stomps and that sky and that pair of pistols I’m sporting at my ankles.|
|Jives of Dr. Hepcat (1989) 6: The scarf is low at the castle, my fronts are on the thin side, my stomps got eyes, the landlord is putting down a clown for his scratch.|
|‘“Hipster” Rev. Dict.’ Mad mag. Oct. 20: shoes – sandals, stompers, kicks.|
|Scene (1996) 157: I started [...] buyin clothes, strides and stomps that’d set you back a whole month’s pay.|
|Third Ear n.p.: stumpers n. shoes.|
|Airtight Willie and Me 58: Streak had a fear that some shuffler would shim his pad and cop his five dozen pairs of stomps.|