stampede

  • 1 Stampede — Stam*pede (st[a^]m*p[=e]d ), n. [Sp. estampida (in America) a stampede, estampido a crackling, akin to estampar to stamp, of German origin. See {Stamp}, v. t.] 1. A wild, headlong scamper, or running away, of a number of animals; usually caused… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Stampede — Álbum de Hellyeah Publicación 13 de julio de 2010 Grabación 2009 Género(s) Heavy metal Hard rock Southern rock …

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  • 3 stampede — ☆ stampede [stam pēd′ ] n. [AmSp estampida < Sp, a crash, uproar < estampar, to stamp < Gmc * stampjan,STAMP] 1. a sudden, headlong running away of a group of frightened animals, esp. horses or cattle 2. a confused, headlong rush or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 stampede — ► NOUN 1) a sudden panicked rush of a number of horses, cattle, etc. 2) a sudden rapid movement or reaction of a mass of people due to interest or panic. ► VERB ▪ take part or cause to take part in a stampede. DERIVATIVES stampeder noun. ORIGIN… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 Stampede — Stam*pede (st[a^]m*p[=e]d ), v. i. To run away in a panic; said of droves of cattle, horses, etc., also of armies. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Stampede — Stam*pede , v. t. To disperse by causing sudden fright, as a herd or drove of animals. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 stampede — index panic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 stampede — (n.) 1828, from Mex.Sp. estampida, from Sp., an uproar, from estamper to stamp, press, pound, from the same Germanic root that yielded English STAMP (Cf. stamp) (v.). The verb is from 1823. Related: Stampeded; stampeding. The political sense is… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 stampede — [n] rush of animals charge, chase, crash, dash, flight, fling, hurry, panic, rout, run, scattering, shoot, smash, tear; concept 152 …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 Stampede — For other uses, see Stampede (disambiguation). Herdwick sheep stampeding in Cumbria. A stampede is an act of mass impulse among herd animals or a crowd of people in which the herd (or crowd) collectively begins running with no clear direction or… …

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  • 11 stampede — I UK [stæmˈpiːd] / US [ˌstæmˈpɪd] verb Word forms stampede : present tense I/you/we/they stampede he/she/it stampedes present participle stampeding past tense stampeded past participle stampeded 1) [intransitive/transitive] if a group of animals… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 stampede — stam|pede1 [ ,stæm pid ] noun count 1. ) a situation in which a group of people or animals all start to run in a very fast uncontrolled way because they are frightened or excited 2. ) a situation in which a lot of people all try to do something… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 stampede — [[t]stæmpi͟ːd[/t]] stampedes, stampeding, stampeded 1) N COUNT: usu sing If there is a stampede, a group of people or animals run in a wild, uncontrolled way. There was a stampede for the exit. 2) V ERG If a group of animals or people stampede or …

    English dictionary

  • 14 stampede — I n. to cause, create a stampede II v. (D; tr.) to stampede into (they were stampeded into selling their homes) * * * [stæm piːd] create a stampede to cause (D; tr.) to stampede into (they were stampeded into selling their homes) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 stampede — stam|pede1 [stæmˈpi:d] n [Date: 1800 1900; : American Spanish; Origin: estampida, from Spanish, crash , from estampar to stamp ] 1.) when a group of people all want to do the same thing at the same time ▪ a stampede to buy shares in high tech… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 Stampede — Das Wort Stampede ([stæmˈpiːd], abgeleitet vom gleichbedeutenden mexikanisch spanischen Wort estampida) entstammt dem amerikanischen Englisch und bezeichnet eine unvermittelte Fluchtbewegung innerhalb einer Tierherde, die die gesamte Herde… …

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  • 17 stampede — stampeder, n. /stam peed /, n., v., stampeded, stampeding. n. 1. a sudden, frenzied rush or headlong flight of a herd of frightened animals, esp. cattle or horses. 2. any headlong general flight or rush. 3. Western U.S., Canada. a celebration,… …

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  • 18 Stampede — Herdenpanik * * * Stam|pe|de 〈engl. [stæmpi:d] f.; , n od. (engl.) s〉 stürmisches, fliehendes Auseinanderlaufen einer Tierherde [engl.] * * * Stampede   [englisch stæm piːd, aus dem Spanischen] die, / n und (bei englischer Aussprache) s, wilde… …

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  • 19 stampede — 1 noun (C) 1 a sudden rush of frightened animals 2 a sudden rush by a lot of people, all wanting to do the same thing or go to the same place: stampede of producers offering her roles in their films 3 AmE an entertainment event at which cowboys… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 stampede — stam•pede [[t]stæmˈpid[/t]] n. v. ped•ed, ped•ing 1) a sudden, frenzied rush or headlong flight of a herd of frightened animals, esp. cattle or horses 2) any headlong general flight or rush 3) brit. dial. Western U.S., Canada. a celebration, usu …

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