As an adjective stumpy
is like or resembling a stump, short and cut off.
As a noun stumps is
As a verb stumps is
Like or resembling a stump, short and cut off.
(cricket) English plurals
(uncountable, cricket) close of play (when the stumps are pulled out of the ground by the umpires)
- The wicket is made from three stumps and two bails.
- England still have a chance of winning tomorrow if they can get India out before stumps today.
* pull up stumps
* draw stumps