stump up

  1. (adverb) British informal to give (the money required)

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How to use stump up in a sentence

  • The tough job being ended and the Mounds laid low, the hour is come for Boffin to stump up.

    Our Mutual Friend | Charles Dickens
  • "stump up the dross like a man, then, and don't stand whining there like a sucking turkey craving for pity," retorted Captain S——.

    Looking Seaward Again | Walter Runciman
  • Later I found their secret—down inside an old charred stump up the canyon.

    A-Birding on a Bronco | Florence A. Merriam
  • You can give me a decent funeral--the governor will stump up for that- -and there will be pickings for you.

    Bunch Grass | Horace Annesley Vachell
  • And you'd better be thinking what to say to make the jolly old farmers stump up, my dear.