stomping ground


Definition of stomping ground

: a favorite or habitual resort also : familiar territory

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 Surprisingly, former teen idol Miranda Cosgrove led the charge by making a stylish return to her old stomping ground. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, 11 Apr. 2022 Your father-in-law is going to love this custom portrait that'll transport him to a favorite childhood home or old stomping ground. Elizabeth Berry, Woman's Day, 27 Apr. 2022 The venue — known for being the stomping ground for reggaeton, Latin music’s biggest genre — was about to be graced by Panama’s most popular artist, whose ballads and surprise performances would captivate the 18,000 attendees throughout the night. Katelina Eccleston, Rolling Stone, 10 Apr. 2022 Hollywood studios are stopping the release of films, while Europe is no longer a nearby stomping ground but an ever-more-inaccessible universe, brimming with anger at Russians. Washington Post, 7 Mar. 2022 Poshmark, frequented by a slightly older buyer, sees itself as not merely a selling tool but also as a social stomping ground. Patricia Marx, The New Yorker, 21 Feb. 2022 Now, working on Ifill's old stomping ground, Hays is proud to help her idol's legacy continue. Hannah Yasharoff, USA TODAY, 9 Feb. 2022 Back in Billy Napier’s North Georgia stomping ground, the Bulldogs’ first national title since 1980 was met with joyous celebration. Edgar Thompson,, 14 Jan. 2022 That’s because this cozy aprés hang has a long and storied history in Aspen life, including, among other things, being the former stomping ground of one of Aspen’s most notorious residents, Hunter S. Thompson. Michelle Gross, Forbes, 21 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of stomping ground

1854, in the meaning defined above

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“Stomping ground.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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