verb (used with object), stubbed, stub·bing.
Origin of stub1
Examples from the Web for stubber
Historical Examples of stubber
Well thought of, Stubber; and there was something else in my head,—what was it?
Public works, indeed; find me the money, Stubber, and I 'll suggest the works.
Stubber must be 'brought to book' for this in the first instance.
"The people are far better than their nobles,—that I 'm sure of," said Stubber, stoutly.
"I hope that this country is more equitably administered," said Stubber.
verb stubs, stubbing or stubbed (tr)
Word Origin for stub
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.