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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From stump +‎ -y.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

stumpy (comparative stumpier, superlative stumpiest)

  1. Like or resembling a stump; short and cut off.
  2. Full of stumps.
    a stumpy forest

NounEdit

stumpy (plural stumpies)

  1. An amputee who has lost a leg; limby.
    • 1976 -, Victor Cohn, Sister Kenny: The Woman Who Challenged the Doctors, →ISBN, page 63:
      Many of the cricketers were amputees, yet they were not without resources. The "wingies" did the running for the "stumpies," and the "stumpies" did the batting for the "wingies."

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