stump speech

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noun

a political campaign speech, especially one made on a campaign tour.

Nearby words

  1. stump bed,
  2. stump cancer,
  3. stump farm,
  4. stump foot,
  5. stump ranch,
  6. stump up,
  7. stump-jump plough,
  8. stumpage,
  9. stumper,
  10. stumpknocker

Origin of stump speech

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20

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