Stump vs Stumplike - What's the difference?
As a noun stump
is the remains of something that has been cut off; especially the remains of a tree, the remains of a limb.
As a verb stump
is to stop, confuse, or puzzle.
As an adjective stumplike is
resembling a stump.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
The remains of something that has been cut off; especially the remains of a tree, the remains of a limb.
(politics) The place or occasion at which a campaign takes place; the husting.
(figurative) A place or occasion at which a person harangues or otherwise addresses a group in a manner suggesting political oration.
*1886 , , The Princess Casamassima .
*:Paul Muniment had taken hold of Hyacinth, and said, 'I'll trouble you to stay, you little desperado. I'll be blowed if I ever expected to see you on the stump !'
(cricket) One of three small wooden posts which together with the bails make the wicket and that the fielding team attempt to hit with the ball.
(drawing) An artists’ drawing tool made of rolled paper used to smudge or blend marks made with charcoal, crayon, pencil or other drawing media.
A wooden or concrete pole used to support a house.
(slang, humorous) A leg.
A pin in a tumbler lock which forms an obstruction to throwing the bolt except when the gates of the tumblers are properly arranged, as by the key.
A pin or projection in a lock to form a guide for a movable piece.
- to stir one's stumps
* pull up stumps
* on the stump
* take the stump
to stop, confuse, or puzzle
to baffle; to be unable to find an answer to a question or problem.
- ''This last question has me stumped .
(transitive, US, colloquial) to travel over (a state, a district, etc.) giving speeches for electioneering purposes
(transitive, cricket, of a wicket keeper) to get a batsman out stumped
(cricket) to bowl down the stumps of (a wicket)
- He’s been stumping for that reform for months.
to walk heavily or clumsily, plod, trudge
- A herd of boys with clamour bowled, / And stumped the wicket.
* stump up