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Noun: stumping  stúm-ping
  1. Campaigning for something by making political speeches (stump speeches)
Verb: stump  stúmp
  1. Cause to be perplexed or confounded
    "This problem stumped her";
    - mix up
     
  2. Walk noisily, heavily or angrily
    "The men stumped through the snow in their heavy boots";
    - stomp, stamp, tromp [N. Amer]
     
  3. Travel through a district and make political speeches
    "the candidate stumped the Northeast"
     
  4. Remove tree stumps from
    "stump a field"

Derived forms: stumpings

Type of: baffle, beat, bedevil, befuddle, bewilder, campaign, campaigning, candidacy, candidature [Brit], clear, confound, confuse, discombobulate, dumbfound, electioneering, flummox, fox, fuddle, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex, political campaign, pose, puzzle, run, stick, stupefy, throw, vex, walk

Encyclopedia: Stumping

Stump, Kentucky