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stub

 
 
pronunciation:
stuhb
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a short part that sticks out; stump.
My dog has a stub of a leg.
similar words:
stump
definition 2: a short piece that is left over after the rest has been used.
It is hard to write with the stub of a pencil.
synonyms:
butt, stump
similar words:
end, remainder
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: stubs, stubbing, stubbed
definition: to strike against something by accident.
I stubbed my toe on the step.