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stump speech

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stump speechnoun

    political oratory


  1. Stump speech

    A political stump speech is a standard speech used by a politician running for office.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Stump Speech

    A term popularised in this country through the minstrel entertainment, being an extempore speech delivered to the Negroes of the southern states from the stump of a tree.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stump speech in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stump speech in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of stump speech in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Yang:

    We are exploring rolling a truck out that would enable someone to see a hologram of me that is three-dimensional give my stump speech, and, also, if I were in a studio, which we could set up very easily, I could beam in and take questions live.

  2. Ray Tweedie:

    I think the governor has to find a way. My advice to him is ... keep your stump speech really short and let people ask questions.

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