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English definition of “stub”


noun [C]     /stʌb/ MONEY
the short piece of paper left in a cheque book after a cheque has been removed, used as a record of payment: Filling in cheque stubs will help you identify where you can cut back. → Compare counterfoil
→ See also pay stub
(Definition of stub noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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