Crossword clues for stumping
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Stump \Stump\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stumped; p. pr. & vb. n. Stumping.]
To cut off a part of; to reduce to a stump; to lop.
Around the stumped top soft moss did grow.
--Dr. H. More.
To strike, as the toes, against a stone or something fixed; to stub. [Colloq.]
To challenge; also, to nonplus. [Colloq.]
To travel over, delivering speeches for electioneering purposes; as, to stump a State, or a district. See To go on the stump, under Stump, n. [Colloq. U.S.]
To put (a batsman) out of play by knocking off the bail, or knocking down the stumps of the wicket he is defending while he is off his allotted ground; -- sometimes with out.
To bowl down the stumps of, as, of a wicket. A herd of boys with clamor bowled, And stumped the wicket. --Tennyson. To stump it.
To go afoot; hence, to run away; to escape. [Slang]
To make electioneering speeches. [Colloq. U.S.]
n. (context cricket English) The act of somebody being stumped. vb. (present participle of stump English)
n. campaigning for something by making political speeches (stump speeches)