Origin of stampede
OTHER WORDS FROM stampedestam·ped·er, nounun·stam·ped·ed, adjective
Words nearby stampede
How to use stampede in a sentence
They are unleashed into the narrow streets of old Pamplona and forced to stampede, pursued by crazy guys in red scarfs.
There was no instruction, no direction—there was an overwhelming stampede and hysteria.I Survived a Deadly Shipwreck: Costa Concordia Passengers Tell Their Stories|Barbie Latza Nadeau|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To prevent a stampede, U.S. soldiers shot tear gas into the crowd as they withdrew.Remembering the Fall of Saigon and Vietnam’s Mass ‘Boat People’ Exodus|Katie Baker|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Police say he continued to stab and slash as he returned to the hallway, causing other students to stampede away from him.Thank God the Murrysville School Attack Wasn’t Guns|Michael Daly|April 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The idea is to stampede others into pledging their money, too.
Who can explain the sixth sense that warns a night-herder of a stampede a moment before the herd jumps off the bed-ground?Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
From four to five o'clock there is a general stampede towards the railway stations.Friend Mac Donald|Max O'Rell
Not enough, perhaps, to start a stampede with—but enough to keep wise old hermits burrowing after it.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
Their main object so far was undoubtedly to frighten the mules into a stampede and thus separate the wagons.
There was no checking the frantic stampede which from this moment thundered with constantly increasing speed across the plain.