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stalk

 
Noun stalk has 5 senses
  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
    --1 is a kind of plant material
    --1 has particulars: bran
  2. stalk, stem - a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
    --2 is a kind of plant organ
    --2 has parts: internode; receptacle
    --2 has particulars:
     gynophore; carpophore; filament; funicle, funiculus; petiolule; cane; sporangiophore; cutting, slip; tuber; rhizome, rootstock, rootstalk; axis; caudex; beanstalk; cladode, cladophyll, phylloclad, phylloclade; stock, caudex; stipe; scape, flower stalk; petiole, leafstalk; bulb; corm; branch; culm; haulm, halm; trunk, tree trunk, bole
  3. stalk, stalking, still hunt - a hunt for game carried on by stalking or waiting in ambush
    --3 is a kind of hunt, hunting
    --3 has particulars: deerstalking
    Derived form: verb stalk3
  4. stalk, stalking - the act of following prey stealthily
    --4 is a kind of pursuit, chase, following
    Derived form: verb stalk2
  5. stalk, angry walk - a stiff or threatening gait
    --5 is a kind of gait
    Derived form: verb stalk1
Verb stalk has 3 senses
  1. stalk - walk stiffly
    --1 is one way to
    walk
    Derived forms: noun stalk5, noun stalker1
    Sample sentence:
    The children stalk to the playground
  2. haunt, stalk - follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to; "her ex-boyfriend stalked her"; "the ghost of her mother haunted her"
    --2 is one way to pursue, follow
    Derived form: noun stalk4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. stalk - go through (an area) in search of prey; "stalk the woods for deer"
    --3 is one way to
    pursue, follow
    Derived forms: noun stalk3, noun stalker3, noun stalker2, noun stalking1
    Sample sentence:
    The men stalk the area for animals
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