An example of stall is when you spend 1/2 hour sharpening pencils because you want to put off starting your homework.
An example of stall is when your car won't start because your engine won't kick on.
An example of stall is when efforts to open a new store stop.
An example of stall is a farmer's area at a farmer's market.
An example of stall is where a horse is kept.
A shower stall.
To stall cattle.
The car stalled on the freeway.
Stall off creditors.
Stalling for time.
- A booth, table, or counter, as at a market or fair, at which goods are sold.
- A pew or enclosed seat in the main part of a church or in the choir.
- A small, enclosed space, as a compartment in which one showers or a compartment enclosing a toilet in a public restroom.
- Any of the spaces marked off, as in a garage, for parking individual automobiles.
To stall for time.
To stall off creditors.
To stall a cart.
His encounters with security, reception, the secretary, and the assistant were all stalls until the general manager's attorney arrived.
Soon it became clear that she was stalling to give him time to get away.