"stalks" in the noun sense
1. chaff, husk, shuck, stalk, straw, stubble
material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
2. stalk, stem
a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
3. stalk, stalking, still hunt
a hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush
4. stalk, stalking
the act of following prey stealthily
5. stalk, angry walk
a stiff or threatening gait
"stalks" in the verb sense
2. haunt, stalk
follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
"her ex-boyfriend stalked her"
"the ghost of her mother haunted her"
go through (an area) in search of prey
"stalk the woods for deer"
Source: WordNet® (An amazing lexical database of English)
Princeton University "About WordNet®."
WordNet®. Princeton University. 2010.
View WordNet® License