(comparative stubblier, superlative stubbliest)
- Having stubble.
Variant of stubble
- the short stumps of grain, corn, etc., collectively, left standing after harvesting
- any short, bristly growth suggestive of this: a stubble of beard
Origin of stubbleMiddle English stobil ; from Old French estouble, stuble ; from Vulgar Latin stupula, for Classical Latin stipula, stalk, stem: see stipule