STALKING MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Stalking Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stalk


Synonyms:
Stalk,

• Stalk Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The act or process of stalking.
  2. (n.) An iron bar with projections inserted in a core to strengthen it; a core arbor.
  3. (n.) The petiole, pedicel, or peduncle, of a plant.
  4. (n.) The narrow basal portion of the abdomen of a hymenopterous insect.
  5. (n.) A stem or peduncle, as of certain barnacles and crinoids.
  6. (v. i.) To walk slowly and cautiously; to walk in a stealthy, noiseless manner; -- sometimes used with a reflexive pronoun.
  7. (n.) The stem or main axis of a plant; as, a stalk of wheat, rye, or oats; the stalks of maize or hemp.
  8. (n.) An ornament in the Corinthian capital resembling the stalk of a plant, from which the volutes and helices spring.
  9. (n.) One of the two upright pieces of a ladder.
  10. (v. t.) To approach under cover of a screen, or by stealth, for the purpose of killing, as game.
  11. (n.) A high, proud, stately step or walk.
  12. (v. i.) To walk behind something as a screen, for the purpose of approaching game; to proceed under clover.
  13. (n.) That which resembes the stalk of a plant, as the stem of a quill.
  14. (v. i.) To walk with high and proud steps; usually implying the affectation of dignity, and indicating dislike. The word is used, however, especially by the poets, to express dignity of step.
  15. (n.) The peduncle of the eyes of decapod crustaceans.


Synonyms:
Chaff, Haunt, Husk, Shuck, Stalking, Stem, Straw, Stubble,

• Stalking-horse Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Fig.: Something used to cover up a secret project; a mask; a pretense.
  2. (n.) A horse, or a figure resembling a horse, behind which a hunter conceals himself from the game he is aiming to kill.


Synonyms:
Pretext,

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