n butt, counterfoil, dog-end (informal) end, fag end (informal) remnant, stump, tail, tail end
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stub ( stubs plural & 3rd person present) ( stubbing present participle) ( stubbed past tense & past participle )
1 n-count The stub of a cigarette or a pencil is the last short piece of it which remains when the rest has been used.
He pulled the stub of a pencil from behind his ear., ...an ashtray of cigarette stubs.
2 n-count A ticket stub is the part that you keep when you go in to watch a performance.
usu n N
Fans who still have their original ticket stubs should contact Sheffield Arena by July 3.
3 n-count A cheque stub is the small part that you keep as a record of what you have paid.
usu n N
4 verb If you stub your toe, you hurt it by accidentally kicking something.
I stubbed my toes against a table leg. V n stub out phrasal verb When someone stubs out a cigarette, they put it out by pressing it against something hard.
Signs across the entrances warn all visitors to stub out their cigarettes. V P n (not pron)
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