Definition of STAMPEDE

noun : STAMPEDE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a headlong rush of people on a common impulse; "when he shouted `fire' there was a stampede to the exits" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a wild headlong rush of frightened animals (horses or cattle) ;

verb : STAMPEDE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) cause to run in panic; "Thunderbolts can stampede animals" ;

  • 2. (

    ) cause a group or mass of people to act on an impulse or hurriedly and impulsively; "The tavern owners stampeded us into overeating" ;

  • 3. (

    ) act, usually en masse, hurriedly or on an impulse; "Companies will now stampede to release their latest software" ;


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