stomping ground


Definition of stomping ground

: a favorite or habitual resort also : familiar territory

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Examples of stomping ground in a Sentence

The mall was their stomping ground. a major part of the fun of alumni weekend is visiting the old stomping grounds
Recent Examples on the Web Turner’s old stomping ground, Our Revolution – the political group formed by Sanders following his 2016 campaign – gave Turner $2,500. cleveland, 16 Apr. 2021 Beyond the space station beckons another old NASA stomping ground—the moon, which has become newly lucrative. Clive Thompson, The New Republic, 3 Dec. 2020 Soho was the stomping ground of these London Libertines. Laird Borrelli-persson, Vogue, 7 Nov. 2020 The matchup also marks Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray’s return to an old stomping ground. Dallas News, 15 Oct. 2020 If 2019 was the year TikTok was fully embraced by the youth and became Gen Z's main internet stomping grounds, 2020 is the year TikTok becomes a quirky app known and beloved by celebrities and micro-influencers of all age groups. Michelle Santiago Cortés,, 14 Apr. 2020 But, aside from a few quick visits to his team’s stomping grounds, Schantz has been holed up indoors, following government recommendations to practice social distancing. Rob Kleifield, azcentral, 26 Mar. 2020 The restaurant remained busy and began to attract new generations back to their grandparents’ stomping grounds. Laura Demarco, cleveland, 14 Mar. 2020 Spring Fair is still the biggest show – taking up every hall for five days each February – but the NEC is no longer solely a stomping ground for reps. Tom Rowley, 1843, 6 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of stomping ground

1854, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stomping ground was in 1854

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25 Apr 2021

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“Stomping ground.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of stomping ground

US : a place where someone likes to go or often goes

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