verb (used with object), stubbed, stub·bing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM stubstub·ber, noun
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Examples from the Web for stub
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
I used to stub my toe so; you ought to recollect me by that.Back Home|Eugene Wood
Bennie was already dressed, and Zephyr, throwing the stub of his cigarette through the open window, followed him to the kitchen.Blue Goose|Frank Lewis Nason
He relighted his stub of cigar and bent proud gaze on the bird.The Skipper and the Skipped|Holman Day
A stub left on a trunk or large branch does not heal, but soon begins to rot at the end where the heartwood is exposed.Apple Growing|M. C. Burritt
There they sat far into the night, with old envelopes and Keogh's stub of blue pencil between them.Cabbages and Kings|O. Henry