verb (used with object), stubbed, stub·bing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM stubstubber, noun
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After unhealthy conditions and low yields led many farmers to sell off their assets, those that remained were forced to adopt bad land management practices like stub burning.How Syria's Decade-Long War Has Left a Toxic Environmental Legacy|Joseph Hincks|March 15, 2021|Time
If there’s a place people often stub their toes, take a closer look at it and make adjustments, Andersen said.‘A pandemic of broken toes’: How life at home has been painful for feet|Elizabeth Chang|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
I felt there were a lot of ways that I could spend the stub end of my life cycle that were more productive.
Instead, they were forced to compromise by having him stub out a cigarette.From ‘American Hustle’ to ‘Saving Mr. Banks,’ Why Is Hollywood Hooked On Embellishing the Truth?|Marina Watts, Marlow Stern|January 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What did you do—go through his wastebasket and find his pay stub?
Halfway down the hill one of her skis must have struck somethingperhaps the stub of a bush sticking out of the snow.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
With this he severed clean the broken half of the boom, tying the ends of the rigging to the short stub that was left.The Rival Campers|Ruel Perley Smith
The last sight we have of him is as he violently resists a grown-up sister who is trying to take away the stub!Round the Wonderful World|G. E. Mitton
He wrote for a few seconds, tore the check from the stub, and handed it to Joyce.The Highgrader|William MacLeod Raine
Then, if you happen to stub your toe over some useful gadget, they increase your pay.Islands of Space|John W Campbell