Definition of stub

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • stub is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • stub is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • stub is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of stub


  • a torn part of a ticket returned to the holder as a receipt (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. ticket stub
  • a small piece (noun)

    Examples

    1. a stub of a pencil

    Synonyms

    1. nub
  • the part of a check that is retained as a record (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. check stub
    2. counterfoil
  • the small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. butt
  • a short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is lost (noun)
  • clear of weeds by uprooting them (verb)

    Examples

    1. stub a field
  • extinguish by crushing (verb)

    Examples

    1. stub out your cigarette now
  • pull up (weeds) by their roots (verb)
  • strike (one's toe) accidentally against an object (verb)

    Examples

    1. She stubbed her toe in the dark and now it's broken

See definition of stub in Merriam Webster

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