Definition of Stump speech
1. Noun. Political oratory.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Stump Speech
Literary usage of Stump speech
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. John Sherman's Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate and Cabinet by John Sherman (1895)
"... ushered into the Senate to take the oath of office and to make the usual brief address. He was plainly intoxicated and delivered a stump speech unworthy ..."
2. One Hundred Choice Selections in Poetry and Prose: Both New and Old by Nathaniel Kirk Richardson (1866)
"... composed the pall Fairly and quietly, and left him there As if his rest had been a breathing sleep! A RACY stump speech. FRIENDS and fellow-citizens, ..."
3. The Life and Speeches of Charles Brantley Aycock by Robert Digges Wimberly Connor, Clarence Hamilton Poe (1912)
"CHAPTER VIII AYCOCK ON THE HUSTINGS (A Typical Campaign stump speech, 1910.) Mr. Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen: WHEN I was in this county in 1900, ..."
4. The American Joe Miller: A Collection of Yankee Wit and Humour by Robert Kempt, Joe Miller (1865)
"ANDREW JACKSON was once making a stump speech out West in a small village. Just as he was concluding amen, Kendall, who sat behind him, whispered, ..."