Definition of Stumping

1. Noun. Campaigning for something by making political speeches (stump speeches).




Definition of Stumping

1. Verb. (present participle of stump) ¹

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Definition of Stumping

1. stump [v] - See also: stump

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stumping

stump powders
stump speech
stump spud
stump up
stumpage
stumpages
stumped
stumper
stumpers
stumpflite
stumpier
stumpies
stumpiest
stumpily
stumpiness
stumping (current term)
stumpknocker
stumplike
stumpnose
stumpnoses
stumps
stumpwork
stumpy
stums
stun
stun baton
stun gun
stun guns
stunad
stung

Literary usage of Stumping

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1. Political Recollections, 1840 to 1872 by George Washington Julian (1883)
"... Whig canvass—Webster—Canvass of the Democrats—Return of New York " Barnburners " to the party—The Free Soil campaign—stumping Kentucky with Clay—Rev. ..."

2. Political History of Secession to the Beginning of the American Civil War by Daniel Wait ( Howe (1914)
"He went on an extensive stumping tour, ostensibly with a view to locate a site for a national asylum for disabled soldiers, and made a lot of commonplace ..."

3. Annals of Iowa by State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa Historical Dept (1901)
"stumping THE TERRITORY IN 1843. AC Dodge, of Burlington, was the Democratic candidate, and William Henry Wallace, of Mt. Pleasant, the Whig candidate for ..."

4. Sketches from the Diary of a Commercial Traveller by Throne Crick (1847)
"stumping FAGG—A PLODDING JOHN BULL. FOUND Mr. stumping Fagg enjoying as usual his glass of ale to a latish dinner (upon the retrenching principle of two ..."

5. The Dewy Morn: A Novel by Richard Jefferies (1884)
"Some one else heard the tune too ; a window was gently opened, and a low voice called : ' Good-night, Ab.' ' Night, you,' said Abner, stumping on down the ..."

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