on the stump

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Definition of on the stump

: traveling around and giving speeches during a campaign for election to a political office candidates who give the same speech over and over when they're on the stump

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“On the stump.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20stump. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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