verb (used without object), stam·ped·ed, stam·ped·ing.
verb (used with object), stam·ped·ed, stam·ped·ing.
Origin of stampede
Related formsstam·ped·er, nounun·stam·ped·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for stampede
They are unleashed into the narrow streets of old Pamplona and forced to stampede, pursued by crazy guys in red scarfs.
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.
They all rushed the exits together, and there was not enough room to accommodate the stampede.
I was back in Nevada just a week when a stampede into a new mining camp called Wonder took place.My Adventures with Your Money|George Graham Rice
Last time I was over this part of the trail we had a stampede almost every night for a week.The Pony Rider Boys in Texas|Frank Gee Patchin
I brought mine when I heard that it was a stampede we were called out on.The Boy Scouts On The Range|Lieut. Howard Payson
The noise frightened the mice, and they made a stampede to their nests.Make or Break|Oliver Optic
Stampede shrugged his shoulders as he valiantly kept up with Alan's suddenly quickened pace.The Alaskan|James Oliver Curwood