stalk

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Noun[change]

Singular
stalk

Plural
stalks

  1. (countable) The stalk of a plant is the stem or main axis of a plant, which supports the seed-carrying parts.

Verb[change]

Plain form
stalk

Third-person singular
stalks

Past tense
stalked

Past participle
stalked

Present participle
stalking

  1. (transitive) If you stalk, you approach slowly and quietly in order not to be discovered when getting closer.
  2. (transitive) If you stalk someone, you try to follow or contact someone constantly, often resulting in harassment.
    My ex-girlfriend is stalking me.