stamp as

phrasal verb

stamped as; stamping as; stamps as
: to show that (someone) is (a particular type of person)
The decision stamped him as a man of honor.

Examples of stamp as in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Catharine herself will be featured on a new U.S. Post Office stamp as part of a series that honors those who helped operate the Underground Railroad. The Indianapolis Star, 13 Aug. 2016 In the interim, Trump will run for election judicially stamped as a fraudster who’s been put out of business (much of the country won’t care about the details, or know that the judge is a partisan hack). Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review, 16 Jan. 2024 The anonymous clerk alerted officials that an error sheet had slipped past quality control, prompting a delay in further sales of the stamps as postmasters in D.C., New York and Philadelphia checked their stock for misprints. Meilan Solly, Smithsonian Magazine, 14 Nov. 2023 Some of the bullets had the same head stamp as the casings recovered inside the apartment. Miranda Jeyaretnam, The Indianapolis Star, 19 Aug. 2023 At the end of the 19th century, different types of people began to appear on stamps as American democracy became more inclusive. Laura Goldblatt, The Conversation, 21 June 2023

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“Stamp as.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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