Antonyms
Etymology

1. stalk

verb. ['ˈstɔk'] walk stiffly.

Antonyms

  • ascending node

Etymology

  • stalke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stalken (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Stalk

  • little-rock
  • yeosock
  • squawk
  • maroc
  • zwack
  • walke
  • walk
  • valk
  • schalk
  • sauk
  • salk
  • mauk
  • mauck
  • lauck
  • kauk
  • kalk
  • hok
  • hawke
  • hawk
  • hauke
  • hauk
  • hauck
  • gawk
  • faulk
  • falke
  • falk
  • chalk
  • caulk
  • calk
  • balk

Example sentences of the word stalk


1. Noun, singular or mass
Mildew-damaged leaves should be snipped off at the point where they join the stalk.

Quotes containing the word stalk


1. I think about her sometimes, and wonder what she’s doing and who she’s doing it with. I suppose I could just stalk her Facebook page like a normal person, but that doesn’t seem as romantic as surveillance and GPS tracking.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. stalk

verb. ['ˈstɔk'] follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to.

Synonyms

  • pursue
  • follow

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • preceding
  • unfavorable

Etymology

  • stalke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stalken (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. stalk

noun. ['ˈstɔk'] a stiff or threatening gait.

Synonyms

  • angry walk

Antonyms

  • tributary
  • distributary

Etymology

  • stalke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stalken (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. stalk

noun. ['ˈstɔk'] the act of following prey stealthily.

Synonyms

  • pursual
  • pursuit
  • chase
  • following

Antonyms

  • overgarment
  • better
  • remember
  • roughness

Etymology

  • stalke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stalken (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. stalk

verb. ['ˈstɔk'] go through (an area) in search of prey.

Synonyms

  • follow

Antonyms

  • rear
  • gather

Etymology

  • stalke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stalken (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. stalk

noun. ['ˈstɔk'] a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ.

Synonyms

  • flower stalk
  • slip
  • stock
  • rhizome
  • halm
  • caudex
  • leaf node
  • tuber
  • tree trunk
  • carpophore
  • gynophore
  • scape
  • phylloclad
  • trunk
  • beanstalk
  • phylloclade
  • stipe
  • bole
  • receptacle
  • rootstock
  • cladode
  • haulm
  • petiolule
  • cutting
  • cornstalk
  • petiole
  • corn stalk
  • axis
  • corm
  • plant organ
  • node
  • bulb
  • leafstalk
  • cane
  • filament
  • culm
  • sporangiophore
  • internode
  • funiculus
  • rootstalk
  • funicle
  • stem
  • cladophyll

Antonyms

  • nonstandard
  • out-basket
  • in-basket
  • dull

Etymology

  • stalke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stalken (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. stalk

noun. ['ˈstɔk'] material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds.

Synonyms

  • straw
  • plant material
  • chaff
  • plant substance
  • bran
  • husk
  • shuck

Antonyms

  • kind
  • concentration
  • nonalignment
  • descending node

Etymology

  • stalke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stalken (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. stalk

noun. ['ˈstɔk'] a hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush.

Synonyms

  • hunt
  • stalking
  • hunting
  • deerstalking

Antonyms

  • original
  • overstock
  • understock
  • irregular

Etymology

  • stalke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stalken (Middle English (1100-1500))
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