stomp out

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of stomp out

1 : to stop or destroy (something bad)
  • They are determined to stomp out corruption.
2 : to stop (something) from burning by stepping on it forcefully with the feet
  • She stomped out her cigarette.

Word by Word Definitions

stomp play
  1. : stamp

  2. : to walk with a loud heavy step usually in anger

  3. : stamp

  1. : stamp

  2. : a jazz dance marked by heavy stamping

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats


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