1 stump /ˈstʌmp/ noun
plural stumps
1 stump
plural stumps
Learner's definition of STUMP
: a part that remains after something has been broken off, removed, worn down, etc.
: the part of a tree that remains in the ground after the tree is cut down
: the part of an arm or leg that remains after most of it has been cut off
cricket : one of the three sticks that form a wicket

on the stump

: traveling around and giving speeches during a campaign for election to a political office
see also stump speech
2 stump /ˈstʌmp/ verb
stumps; stumped; stumping
2 stump
stumps; stumped; stumping
Learner's definition of STUMP
[+ object] : to be too difficult for (someone) to answer
US : to go to different places and make speeches during a political campaign
[no object]
[+ object]
[+ object] cricket : to cause (a batsman who is away from the hitting area) to be out by touching the wicket with the ball

stump up

[phrasal verb]
stump up or stump up (something) also stump (something) up British, informal
: to pay (an amount of money) especially when you do not want to