from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having a stalk or stem. Often used in combination: long-stalked; short-stalked.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of stalk.
  • adj. Having a stalk or stem; borne upon a stem.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a stalk or stem; borne upon a stem.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a stalk or stem: as, a stalked barnacle or crinoid.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having or growing on or from a peduncle or stalk


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  • They felt maybe people wouldn't understand the word stalked, so it became "Monster from the Ocean Floor."

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  • When Amunhotep couldn’t stand any more of his brother’s sickness, he stalked from the chamber and stood on a balcony overlooking Thebes.

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  • Mrs. Morton gathered the folds of her dress together and without a word stalked out of the room.

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  • I shook them off, and without a word stalked out of the mess, like a man who must remove himself before he does someone a mischief.


  • Then he reached for his hat, and without another word stalked out of the house, his features convulsed with anger and chagrin.

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  • I was on the point of asking him if he, too, observed anything queer in the girl, when Armstrong hurried in and handed her a small package, then almost without a word stalked out again, evidently as much to Snowbird's surprise as to our own.

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  • He mopped the beads of sweat that had broken out on his brow, and without a word stalked out of the door.

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  • Was the person that coined the phrase stalked like this?

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  • The other is called a stalked cell and has a long tube with sticky stuff at the end.

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  • Finally the two federal telephones were hung up and a moment later Rhyme had his answer: Webley from State turned without a word and stalked down the corridor to the main lobby.

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