Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun stalk

5 senses of stalk

Sense 1
chaff, husk, shuck, stalk, straw, stubble -- (material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds)
       => plant material, plant substance -- (material derived from plants)

Sense 2
stalk, stem -- (a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ)
       => plant organ -- (a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus)

Sense 3
stalk, stalking, still hunt -- (a hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush)
       => hunt, hunting -- (the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts)

Sense 4
stalk, stalking -- (the act of following prey stealthily)
       => pursuit, chase, pursual, following -- (the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit")

Sense 5
stalk, angry walk -- (a stiff or threatening gait)
       => gait -- (a person's manner of walking)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb stalk

3 senses of stalk

Sense 1
stalk -- (walk stiffly)
       => walk -- (use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet")

Sense 2
haunt, stalk -- (follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to; "her ex-boyfriend stalked her"; "the ghost of her mother haunted her")
       => pursue, follow -- (follow in or as if in pursuit; "The police car pursued the suspected attacker"; "Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life")

Sense 3
stalk -- (go through (an area) in search of prey; "stalk the woods for deer")
       => pursue, follow -- (follow in or as if in pursuit; "The police car pursued the suspected attacker"; "Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life")

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