Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Resembling a stub; short and blunt; truncated.
  • Rough with roots and stumps; stubby.
  • Blunt or rugged in character; not delicate or sensitive; hardy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Reduced to a stub; short and thick, like something truncated; blunt; obtuse.
  • adjective Abounding in stubs; stubby.
  • adjective Not nice or delicate; hardy; rugged.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of stub.
  • adjective Short and thick, like something truncated; blunt; obtuse.
  • adjective Abounding in stubs; stubby.
  • adjective Not delicate; hardy; rugged.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • '' We kind of stubbed our own toe a little bit. ''

    USATODAY.com - Football - Indianapolis vs. Jacksonville

  • This wasn't nearly as gross as the time you 'stubbed' your toe!

    Latest calamity

  • "We kind of stubbed our toe when we were up, 3-1," Thomas admitted.

    USATODAY.com

  • Barely were the words out of my mouth when I stubbed my toe on some obstacle, pitched forward, and butted my head into something that FELT very much like a door.

    Moon Face:The Shadow and the Flash

  • “I stubbed my toe on a corner of the dresser,” he muttered.

    Western Man

  • One night in getting away from a patrol, I had stubbed my toes on rocks.

    Walter (Bill) Gossner

  • Munir laughed, sounding infinitely tired, and stubbed out his cigarette.

    Day of Honey

  • At nine o'clock he stubbed his toe on a rocky ledge, and from sheer weariness and weakness staggered and fell.

    LOVE OF LIFE

  • This minimizes injuries to the shoulders, arms, and hands by preventing the chance of “flail†injuries – if you†™ ve ever stubbed your toe, replace your toe with an arm and you know what I mean.

    Gon Wars | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • Or when she stubbed her foot on her dresser and broke her pinkie toe.

    Shore Thing

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.