stomping ground

noun

Definition of stomping ground

: a favorite or habitual resort also : familiar territory

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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 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, refinery29.com, "TikTok & LiveXLive Are Hosting A 48-Hour Virtual Festival With Over 35 Artists," 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, "Phoenix Rising spots the silver lining amid uncertainty," 26 Mar. 2020 The restaurant remained busy and began to attract new generations back to their grandparents’ stomping grounds. Laura Demarco, cleveland, "Cleveland’s iconic Sterle’s Country House for sale at sheriff’s auction," 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, "My journey to the heart of the great British expo," 6 Mar. 2020 That means outside American consulates and embassies, with clandestine bombs and raids targeting troops and civilians, and maybe even tourists far from the region's traditionally fraught stomping grounds. Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY, "Analysis: Trump backs away from war with Iran but it's not over," 8 Jan. 2020 After all, Pete’s stomping ground is Miami, where anything is possible. Oline H. Cogdill, sun-sentinel.com, "Book review: ‘Miami Midnight’ a strong sendoff for Segura’s P.I.," 12 Nov. 2019 The John Ross Show in his college stomping groundsRoss' first half embodied his young NFL career. Tyler Dragon, Cincinnati.com, "Analysis: What we learned in Cincinnati Bengals' loss to Seattle Seahawks in NFL Week 1," 8 Sep. 2019 Rackspace is subleasing part of its Windcrest headquarters for the first time since turning the boarded-up Windsor Park Mall into its stomping grounds more than a decade ago. Madison Iszler, ExpressNews.com, "For the first time, Rackspace is subleasing space at its HQ," 1 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of stomping ground

1854, in the meaning defined above

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“Stomping ground.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stomping%20ground. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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stomping ground

noun

English Language Learners Definition of stomping ground

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

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