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Definition of Stump

Noun: stump  stúmp

  1. The base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled
    - tree stump
     
  2. The part of a limb or tooth that remains after the rest is removed
     
  3. (cricket) any of three upright wooden posts that form the wicket
     
  4. A platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
    - dais, podium, pulpit, rostrum, ambo, soapbox
     
  5. An artist's tool used to smudge and blend a drawing made from charcoal, pencil, or pastel, consisting of a tightly-wound stick of paper or other material
    - tortillon
Verb: stump  stúmp
  1. Cause to be perplexed or confounded
    "This problem stumped her";
    - mix up
     
  2. Walk noisily, heavily or angrily
    "The men stumped through the snow in their heavy boots";
    - stomp, stamp, tromp [N. Amer]
     
  3. Travel through a district and make political speeches
    "the candidate stumped the Northeast"
     
  4. Remove tree stumps from
    "stump a field"

See also:
stumming
stumpage

Anagrams containing the word stump

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