Definition of Stymies

1. Noun. (plural of stymie) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of stymie) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stymies

1. stymy [v] - See also: stymy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Stymies

stylopodium
stylos
stylostatistical
stylostatistics
stylostixis
stylotypite
stylus
stylus printer
styluses
styme
stymed
stymes
stymie
stymied
stymieing
stymies (current term)
styming
stymy
stymying
styphnate
styphnates
styphnic
styphnic acid
stypsis
stypsises
styptic
styptic pencil
styptic weed
styptical
stypticity

Literary usage of Stymies

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Complete Golfer by Harry Vardon (1908)
"... sideways slope—A straighter line for the hole—Patting down a hill—Applying drag to the ball—The use of the mashie on the putting green—stymies—When they ..."

2. The Soul of Golf by Percy Adolphus Vaile (1912)
"will frequently be found that the best club for negotiating stymies is the niblick, ... This is a matter of the very greatest importance in playing stymies, ..."

3. Golf for Women by Mabel S. Hoskins (1916)
"The playing of stymies is a difficult undertaking and should not be ... We may, therefore, well leave stymies alone, and be content for the present with ..."

4. Golf for Women by Mabel S. Hoskins (1916)
"The playing of stymies is a difficult undertaking and should not be ... We may, therefore, well leave stymies alone, and be content for the present with ..."

5. Practical Golf by Walter J. Travis (1901)
"Before concluding this chapter it is proper to say a few words concerning stymies, which, justly so or not, form a recognized stymies part of the game. ..."

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