Definitions for stalkstɔk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chaff, husk, shuck, stalk, straw, stubble(noun)

    material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

  2. stalk, stem(noun)

    a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ

  3. stalk, stalking, still hunt(noun)

    a hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush

  4. stalk, stalking(noun)

    the act of following prey stealthily

  5. stalk, angry walk(verb)

    a stiff or threatening gait

  6. stalk(verb)

    walk stiffly

  7. haunt, stalk(verb)

    follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to

    "her ex-boyfriend stalked her"; "the ghost of her mother haunted her"

  8. stalk(verb)

    go through (an area) in search of prey

    "stalk the woods for deer"

GCIDE

  1. Stalk(v. t.)

    To follow (a person) persistently, with or without attempts to evade detection; as, the paparazzi stalk celebrities to get candid photographs; obsessed fans may stalk their favorite movie stars.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stalk(noun)

    the stem or main axis of a plant; as, a stalk of wheat, rye, or oats; the stalks of maize or hemp

  2. Stalk(noun)

    the petiole, pedicel, or peduncle, of a plant

  3. Stalk(noun)

    that which resembes the stalk of a plant, as the stem of a quill

  4. Stalk(noun)

    an ornament in the Corinthian capital resembling the stalk of a plant, from which the volutes and helices spring

  5. Stalk(noun)

    one of the two upright pieces of a ladder

  6. Stalk(noun)

    a stem or peduncle, as of certain barnacles and crinoids

  7. Stalk(noun)

    the narrow basal portion of the abdomen of a hymenopterous insect

  8. Stalk(noun)

    the peduncle of the eyes of decapod crustaceans

  9. Stalk(noun)

    an iron bar with projections inserted in a core to strengthen it; a core arbor

  10. Stalk(verb)

    to walk slowly and cautiously; to walk in a stealthy, noiseless manner; -- sometimes used with a reflexive pronoun

  11. Stalk(verb)

    to walk behind something as a screen, for the purpose of approaching game; to proceed under clover

  12. Stalk(verb)

    to walk with high and proud steps; usually implying the affectation of dignity, and indicating dislike. The word is used, however, especially by the poets, to express dignity of step

  13. Stalk(verb)

    to approach under cover of a screen, or by stealth, for the purpose of killing, as game

  14. Stalk(noun)

    a high, proud, stately step or walk

  15. Origin: [OE. stalke, fr. AS. stael, stel, a stalk. See Stale a handle, Stall.]


Translations for stalk

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • һабаҡBashkir
  • stopovat, pronásledovat, stonek, sledovat, vykračovat si, šmírovatCzech
  • Stiel, Stängel, stalken, einherstolzieren, Holm, anpirschen, stolzierenGerman
  • μίσχος, κυνηγάω, κοτσάνιGreek
  • acechar, acosar, talloSpanish
  • ستاک, ساقهPersian
  • varsi, ruoto, tappi, seurailla, runko, kaula, vaania, kekkalehtia, väijyäFinnish
  • tige, traquer, harcelerFrench
  • ארבHebrew
  • cserkész, dölyfösen jár, szár, oson, dölyfösen megy, zaklatásHungarian
  • ցողունArmenian
  • kuntit, menguntitIndonesian
  • gamboItalian
  • 茎, 付きまとう, 忍び寄るJapanese
  • 줄기, 그루Korean
  • bistîkKurdish
  • tā, tātā, whakamokamoka, kaka, whakamomokaMāori
  • stengelNorwegian
  • steel, stalken, stengelDutch
  • stengelNorwegian Nynorsk
  • stalkować, łodyga, zakradać się, nękaćPolish
  • talo, haste, perseguir, tocaiarPortuguese
  • tulpinăRomanian
  • преследовать, стебель, красться, вышагивать, подкрадыватьсяRussian
  • стабљика, stabljika, пeтeљка, peteljkaSerbo-Croatian
  • steblo, sledovať, stopovať, stonka, zakrádať sa, špehovaťSlovak
  • stjälkSwedish
  • ก้านThai

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