/ (ˈstʌbəld) /
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having the stubs of stalks left after a crop has been cut and harvested
having a bristly growth or surface
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby stubbled
stub, stub axle, stubbed, Stubbies, stubble, stubbled, stubble-jumper, stubborn, stubborn as a mule, Stubbs, stubby
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How to use stubbled in a sentence
They sniffed once at the bar, but followed their stubbled chins into the back room at max acc.Fee of the Frontier|Horace Brown Fyfe
Parks unbuttoned his collar and rubbed his stubbled chin unhappily.Circus|Alan Edward Nourse
David hastened to overtake him, and soon caught sight of the bent figure walking slowly over the stubbled field.David Dunne|Belle Kanaris Maniates
In the fog, Ross stumbled in a shallow ditch beyond which lay a stubbled field.The Time Traders|Andre Norton
His eyes were moist, and they blinked for a moment; then a slow, happy grin spread over his stubbled face.Lightnin'|Frank Bacon