Origin of stub1
OTHER WORDS FROM stubstubber, noun
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How to use stub in a sentence
When the sensor detects movement in a dark room, it will light up so you don’t stub your toe in the middle of the night.
Either stubbing your toe or appearing through the grass at about chest height, these walls direct and disrupt your path.How geological research has upended our understanding of historical African farming|Mary Evans|May 29, 2021|Quartz
Without it we wouldn’t know if we stubbed our toes or burned our skin.
The audit also found the company paid some employees in cash with handmade receipts for which it couldn’t provide stubs.Wage Theft Is Common for Low-Level Workers, and Officials Are Starting to Take Notice|Jesse Marx and Maya Srikrishnan|May 19, 2021|Voice of San Diego
I was actually going through check stubs last night and I was going through old paperwork, and I found a bunch of old check stubs from my job and I’m like, “Wow.”The Man Behind the Money Moniker: Gabriel Iglesias!|Isabelle Lee|April 21, 2021|Ozy
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