Associations to the word «Stalk»

Wiktionary

STALK, noun. The stem or main axis of a plant, which supports the seed-carrying parts.
STALK, noun. The petiole, pedicel, or peduncle of a plant.
STALK, noun. Something resembling the stalk of a plant, such as the stem of a quill.
STALK, noun. (architecture) An ornament in the Corinthian capital resembling the stalk of a plant, from which the volutes and helices spring.
STALK, noun. One of the two upright pieces of a ladder.
STALK, noun. (zoology)
STALK, noun. A stem or peduncle, as in certain barnacles and crinoids.
STALK, noun. The narrow basal portion of the abdomen of a hymenopterous insect.
STALK, noun. The peduncle of the eyes of decapod crustaceans.
STALK, noun. (metalworking) An iron bar with projections inserted in a core to strengthen it; a core arbor.
STALK, verb. (transitive) To approach slowly and quietly in order not to be discovered when getting closer.
STALK, verb. (transitive) To (try to) follow or contact someone constantly, often resulting in harassment.Wp
STALK, verb. (intransitive) To walk slowly and cautiously; to walk in a stealthy, noiseless manner.
STALK, verb. (intransitive) To walk behind something, such as a screen, for the purpose of approaching game; to proceed under cover.
STALK, noun. A particular episode of trying to follow or contact someone.
STALK, noun. A hunt (of a wild animal).
STALK, verb. (intransitive) To walk haughtily.

Dictionary definition

STALK, noun. Material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds.
STALK, noun. A slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ.
STALK, noun. A hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush.
STALK, noun. The act of following prey stealthily.
STALK, noun. A stiff or threatening gait.
STALK, verb. Walk stiffly.
STALK, verb. Follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to; "her ex-boyfriend stalked her"; "the ghost of her mother haunted her".
STALK, verb. Go through (an area) in search of prey; "stalk the woods for deer".

Wise words

A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
Joseph Conrad