Definition of Stymy in English :

Define Stymy in English

Stymy meaning in English

Meaning of Stymy in English

Pronunciation of Stymy in English

Stymy pronunciation in English

Pronounce Stymy in English


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1. stymie, stymy

a situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole

2. stymie, stymy

a thwarting and distressing situation


3. block, blockade, embarrass, hinder, obstruct, stymie, stymy

hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of

Example Sentences:
'His brother blocked him at every turn'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of stymy
noun, verb transitiveWord forms: ˈstymied, ˈstymying, ˈstymies
alt. sp. of

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