stymie / ˈstaɪ mi /


stymie2 个定义

v. 有主动词 verb

sty·mied, sty·mie·ing.

  1. to hinder, block, or thwart.
n. 名词 noun
  1. a situation or problem presenting such difficulties as to discourage or defeat any attempt to deal with or resolve it.
  2. Golf. an instance of a ball's lying on a direct line between the cup and the ball of an opponent about to putt.

stymie 近义词

v. 动词 verb

frustrate, hinder


  1. Conflation of the words “intervention” and “invasion” needlessly stymie debate.
  2. Both America's and Iran's regional clients are now openly attempting to stymie the process of rapprochement.
  3. From 2009 through 2012, Capitol Hill Republicans were highly imaginative in their efforts to stymie President Obama.
  4. Corporations figure out our ‘bliss spots,’ manipulate the USDA, and stymie anyone who opposes them.
  5. And as many of the wealthy women are well known, their public persona can stymie the process.
  6. Well, the first thing to be done is to get rid of Loudon's stymie with the authorities.
  7. He wished frantically that he could have figured out a way to stymie the chase, but starships were not built to be sabotaged.
  8. He may dodge a stymie or circumvent an inconvenient piece of the green over which, without the cut, the ball would have to travel.
  9. The common method of playing a stymie is by pitching your ball over that of your opponent, but this is not always possible.
  10. The object is to knock the stymie right away over the hole, and to follow through with your own and drop in.