verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for stump
Origin of stump
OTHER WORDS FROM stumpstump·less, adjectivestump·like, adjective
Words nearby stump
Example sentences from the Web for stumping
He best illustrates this skill when stumping on behalf of divorced fathers.
Except that she comes under a brutal assault led by John McCain, whose wrath she earned while stumping for Obama in 2008.
Or they're stumping up for parochial school tuition, which their counterparts in Minneapolis don't have to do.
The 19 Kids and Counting reality-TV parents, Jim Bob and Michelle, are stumping in states across the country for Rick Santorum.Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar on Campaigning for Rick Santorum|Laura Colarusso|February 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In April 1994, Bill Clinton was stumping for his health-care bill.
"All one to me, o' course," said Joe, getting up and stumping out.Back To Billabong|Mary Grant Bruce
Next moment, Mr Wegg is stumping under the gaslights and through the mud.Our Mutual Friend|Charles Dickens
For stumping Maggie Geer to get a doorknob into her mouth—punishment, the afternoon spent in bed, and crackers for supper.Dear Enemy|Jean Webster
He rose up, mumbling and grumbling, and started for the door, stumping vigorously along.The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories|Mark Twain
"Gettin' a peek at things," he cried, stumping heavily across the thick carpet.The Man in the Twilight|Ridgwell Cullum
British Dictionary definitions for stumping
- (often plural) a leg
- stir one's stumps to move or become active