NounStamp (plural Stamps)
- An act of stamping the foot, paw or hoof.
- The horse gave two quick stamps and rose up on its hind legs.
- 1922, Margery Williams , The Velveteen Rabbit
- Just then there was a sound of footsteps, and the Boy ran past near them, and with a stamp of feet and a flash of white tails the two strange rabbits disappeared.
- An indentation or imprint made by stamping.
- My passport has quite a collection of stamps.
- A device for stamping designs.
- She loved to make designs with her collection of stamps.
- A small piece of paper bearing a design on one side and adhesive on the other.
- These stamps are purely decorative.
- A postage stamp.
- I need one first-class stamp to send this letter.
- (slang, figuratively) A tattoo
- (slang) A single dose of lysergic acid diethylamide
- (act of stamping):
- (indentation or imprint made by stamping):
- (device for stamping designs):
- (paper used to indicate postage has been paid): postage stamp
- (intransitive) To step quickly and heavily, once or repeatedly.
- The toddler screamed and stamped, but still got no candy.
- (transitive) To move (the foot or feet) quickly and heavily, once or repeatedly.
- The crowd cheered and stamped their feet in appreciation.
- (transitive) To mark by pressing quickly and heavily.
- This machine stamps the metal cover with a design.
- This machine stamps the design into the metal cover.
- (transitive) To give an official marking to, generally by impressing or imprinting a design or symbol.
- The immigration officer stamped my passport.
- (transitive) To apply postage stamps to.
- I forgot to stamp this letter.
- (mark by pressing quickly and heavily): emboss, dent
- (give an official marking to): impress, imprint
Adjectives for Stamp
broken; legal; indelible; legislative; witchmg; occasional; intellectual; unmistakable; rubber.
Verbs for Stamp
affix—; attach—; bear—; collect—; design —; display—; hammer—; impress—; issue —; lick—; mark—; moisten—; pound—; provide—; sponge—; —adheres; —attests; —authorizes; —certifies; —s cover; —guarantees ; —seals; —signifies; —sticks; —validates; —warrants.
Adverbs for Stamp
petulantly; angrily; indelibly; violently; vigorously; viciously; ruthlessly; impotently; unmistakably; permanently.
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repress, reprint, riddle, rocker, roll, roman, root, rough out, roughcast, roughhew, rubber stamp, run, run off, running head, running title, sanction, sans serif, sashay, saunter, savor, scar, scarify, score, scorper, scotch, scratch, script, scuff, scuffle, sculpt, sculpture, scuttle, seal, seam, seat, service mark, set, set back, set in, setoff, settle, shamble, shank, shape, shoe last, shuffle, sidle, sigil, sign, signal, signature, signet, significant form, single-foot, singularity, skip, slant, slink, slither, slog, slouch, smack, small cap, small capital, snuff out, somatotype, sort, specialty, species, speck, speckle, spirit, splotch, spot, squelch, stagger, stain, stalk, stamp of approval, stamp on, stamp out, stem, step, stereotype, sticker, stigmatize, stomp, straddle, straggle, strain, streak, striate, stride, strike, stripe, stroll, structure, strut, stub, stud, stump, style, subdue, subscription, suchness, suppress, sure sign, swagger, swing, symbol, symptom, system, tab, 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From Middle English stampen (“to pound, crush”), from assumed Old English *stampian, variant of Old English stempan (“to crush, pound, pound in mortar, stamp”), from Proto-Germanic *stampijanan (“to trample, beat”), from Proto-Indo-European *stemb- (“to trample down”). Cognate with Dutch stampen (“to stamp, pitch”), German stampfen (“to stamp”), Danish stampe (“to stamp”), Swedish stampa (“to stomp”). See also stomp.
- date stamp
- postage stamp
- rubber stamp
- stamp album
- stamp duty
- stamp of approval
- stamp out
- stamping ground