Definition for stubbed (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), stubbed, stub·bing.
Origin of stub1
Examples from the Web for stubbed
Crocs, the colorful clog company long loathed by fashionistas, has stubbed its toe again.
He held his head so high that he couldn't see his own feet, and more than once he stubbed his toes.The Adventures of Old Mr. Toad|Thornton W. Burgess
His hands too were large and red, with immense knuckles and brutal, short, stubbed nails.High Noon|Anonymous
I stubbed my toe on Miss Wilbraham's little revolver she must have dropped on the passage floor, and I've got it.The La Chance Mine Mystery|Susan Carleton Jones
British Dictionary definitions for stubbed
verb stubs, stubbing or stubbed (tr)
Word Origin for stub
Word Origin and History for stubbed
Old English stybb "stump of a tree," from Proto-Germanic *stubjaz (cf. Middle Dutch stubbe, Old Norse stubbr), from PIE root *(s)teu- (see steep (adj.)). Extended in Middle English to other short, thick things. The verb sense of "strike (one's toe) against" something is first recorded 1848. Meaning "to extinguish a cigarette" is from 1927. Related: Stubbed; stubbing.