What does stool mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stool(noun)

    a simple seat without a back or arms

  2. fecal matter, faecal matter, feces, faeces, BM, stool, ordure, dejection(noun)

    solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels

  3. stool(noun)

    (forestry) the stump of a tree that has been felled or headed for the production of saplings

  4. toilet, can, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, throne(verb)

    a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination

  5. stool(verb)

    lure with a stool, as of wild fowl

  6. stool(verb)

    react to a decoy, of wildfowl

  7. stool, tiller(verb)

    grow shoots in the form of stools or tillers

  8. stool, defecate, shit, take a shit, take a crap, ca-ca, crap, make(verb)

    have a bowel movement

    "The dog had made in the flower beds"


  1. stool(Noun)

    A seat for one person without a back or armrest.

  2. stool(Noun)

    A footstool.

  3. stool(Noun)

    Feces; excrement.

  4. stool(Noun)

    A decoy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stool(noun)

    a plant from which layers are propagated by bending its branches into the soil

  2. Stool(verb)

    to ramfy; to tiller, as grain; to shoot out suckers

  3. Stool(noun)

    a single seat with three or four legs and without a back, made in various forms for various uses

  4. Stool(noun)

    a seat used in evacuating the bowels; hence, an evacuation; a discharge from the bowels

  5. Stool(noun)

    a stool pigeon, or decoy bird

  6. Stool(noun)

    a small channel on the side of a vessel, for the dead-eyes of the backstays

  7. Stool(noun)

    a bishop's seat or see; a bishop-stool

  8. Stool(noun)

    a bench or form for resting the feet or the knees; a footstool; as, a kneeling stool

  9. Stool(noun)

    material, such as oyster shells, spread on the sea bottom for oyster spat to adhere to

  10. Origin: [L. stolo. See Stolon.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stool

    stōōl, n. a seat without a back: a low bench for the feet or for kneeling on: the seat used in evacuating the bowels: the act of evacuating the bowels, also that which is evacuated: a root of any kind from which sprouts shoot up: a portable piece of wood to which a pigeon is fastened as a decoy for wild birds.—n. Stool′-pi′geon, a decoy-pigeon: a gambler's decoy.—Stool of repentance, same as Cutty-stool (q.v.).—Fall between two stools, to lose both of two things between the choice of which one was hesitating. [A.S. stól, Ger. stuhl; cf. Ger. stellen, to place.]

Editors Contribution

  1. stool

    A seat without a back or arms, typically resting on three or four legs or on a single pedestal.

    He bought 2 new stools for the breakfast bar.

  2. stool

    A type of seat and product created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles and used for a variety of purposes.

    The local carpenter is now creating a new design stool made from pallets, they are affordable, stylish and practical.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'stool' in Nouns Frequency: #2793

Anagrams for stool »

  1. Loots

  2. Tools


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stool in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stool in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Victoria Contreras:

    All my bottles started rattling, then one great big boom, i almost fell off the stool.

  2. Lauren Streicher:

    Clearly, if you take stool and put it on your urethra, you're going to get an infection.

  3. Miko Kaihara:

    To each class we had to take our chair or stool along, we got our diploma in Poston, we were the first graduating class.

  4. Elizabeth Blaney:

    The colon's main job is to reabsorb water. If you're a bit dehydrated, your stool will be harder and more difficult to pass.

  5. Curtis Grant:

    Having the world's best idea will do you no good unless you act on it. People who want milk shouldn't sit on a stool in the middle of a field in hopes that a cow will back up to them.

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