2. Adjective. (context: cricket of a batsman not comparable) To be out by being stumped by the wicket keeper. ¹
3. Verb. (past of stump) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Stumped
1. stump [v] - See also: stump
Lexicographical Neighbors of Stumped
Literary usage of Stumped
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1892)
"What is it to be stumped by a shyly, and sat down. His nose was swollen, person? ... Presently his father got to do it, or else you 're stumped, and all the ..."
2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1884)
"Firm-names, when printed or stumped in peculiar and distinctive characters, monograms, and fanciful words, are subjects of protection as trade-marks. ..."
3. Letters of J. Downing, a Major, Downingville Militia, Second Brigade, to His by Charles Augustus Davis (1834)
"The Major thinks of resigning, and the General becomes alarmed about it—The Major's Notions about the ' No Bank Experiment'—He is rather stumped— The ..."
4. Catalogue of Drawings by British Artists and Artists of Foreign Origin by Laurence Binyon (1900)
"Signed TG on the margin, outside a border stumped in gold. The black outlines in these two drawings, as also in No. 19, were certainly produced by ..."
5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"stumped; stumpy; truncated; like a stump or stub : as, a dog with a stump tail. A heavie stompe leg of wood to go withall. ..."
6. The Church Cyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Church Doctrine, History by Angelo Ames Benton (1883)
"... both for good and for evil they stumped their form of Judaism upon the Nation, which shrunk from the epicurean scorn of tho Sadducee. ..."