Definition of stamping ground in English:

stamping ground

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(North American also stomping ground)


  • A place where someone regularly spends time; a favourite haunt: they fear that rich trendsetters will encroach on their favourite stamping ground it was my old stamping ground
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    • Easter was spent relaxing away from the bustle of retailing but it was also a chance to return to an old stamping ground and see how South West Rocks has changed over the years.
    • Nice too to see my old stamping ground, Northland.
    • Cliff was delighted to be back on his old stomping ground and to be greeted by so many people.
    hang-out, haunt, meeting place, territory, domain, purlieu, resort, den, retreat, favourite spot
    informal hidey-hole
    British informal local, patch, manor

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