Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “stomp on sb/sth”

See all translations

stomp on sb/sth

mainly US
verb uk phrasal verb with stomp   /stɒmp/ us    /stɑːmp/
to step down hard on someone or something: I stomped on his toes and ran away. to treat someone or something badly, or to defeat him, her, or it: This is another example of the big companies joining together to stomp on small businesses.
Translations of “stomp on sb/sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 重踏,重踩, 粗暴對待,虐待, 打敗…
in Chinese (Simplified) 重踏,重踩, 粗暴对待,虐待, 打败…
(Definition of stomp on sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of stomp on sb/sth?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

sail

When a boat or a ship sails, it travels on the water.

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More