Definition of stir one's stumps in English:
[often in imperative] British informal dated (Of a person) begin to move or act.
- Things are never dull when she stirs her stumps to create a mild uproar in that pompous little town.
- Here, you Matthews, look for sharp and stir your stumps a bit - one would think you were walking in your sleep.
- Unfortunately, this is one disadvantage to being published by a small press - you pretty much have to stir your stumps and do your own promotion.
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