stymies stymie (plural stymies) # An obstacle or obstruction. # (Golf) A situation where an opponent's ball is directly in the way of one's own ball and the hole, on the putting green. Infinitive
to stymie Third person singular
stymies Simple past
stymied Past participle
stymied Present participle
stymieing to stymie (third-person singular simple present stymies, present participlestymieing, simple past and past participlestymied) # To thwart or stump; to cause to fail or to leave hopelessly puzzled, confused, or stuck. #: They had lost the key, and the lock stymied the first three locksmiths they called.
stymied is crazy
The farmer was stymied by rabbits who kept breaking into his garden.
The growth of the plant was stymied from being kept in the shade.
To stymie is to stand in the way of something or be an obstacle to something. So if you stymied something you stood in the way of it happening.
In some cases, she said, drilling in walls is stymied by the threat of asbestos dust.The desire to forget one's troubles may be stymied by having less money to do it.Today's relatively clear skies gave reason for hope-yesterday's turbulent weather had stymied the rescuers' shot at the summit.
To stymie is to prevent. "Josh was stymied in his quest for first place in the race when his friend beat him by 2 yards."
Franken-Stymied - 1961 was released on: USA: 4 July 1961
The cast of Franken-Stymied - 1961 includes: Daws Butler as Mad Scientist Grace Stafford as Woody
I was stymied by the math equation.
blockaded; blocked; embarassed; hindered; obstructed;
* Discouraged * Bothered * Perturbed * Stymied * Thwarted
Stymied - this would work for both written and spoken struggle for words
Germany was unable to successfully execute the Schlieffen Plan. The attack was stymied at the First Battle of the Marne.
Some ghosts seem to be happy, but others do not. Many seem to be stymied by the fact that we cannot hear them or their companions.
stymied, thwarted, countered, derailed, snookered, hampered, hindered, hamstrung, annoyed, angered
The hardy pioneers weren't stymied one bit by the sudden, early winter.
Since the economy was based on gold and silver, the economy could not grow. It was stymied because of the lack of gold and silver...
If I could do that, I'd be practicing my speech for accepting the Nobel Prize in Physics. The task is called "Grand Unification," and it's stymied the greatest physicists for several decades now.
Don Larsen of the New York Yankees, who stymied the Brooklyn Dodgers 2-0 in Game 5 of the 1956 World Series at Yankee Stadium.
It's somewhat amusing that you think a counterfeiter could copy a purse so exactly you couldn't possibly tell the difference, but would be completely stymied by having to come up with a serial number. If you think it might be a fake, it probably is.
What on earth is club penguin? All I want is to read my email, I joined 2/26 and the screen is loaded with a lot of strange things. I am 87 years old and must admit you have stymied me. I went thru a depression and World War, you really puzzle me. Stand up and take a bow .
Germany failed to take Paris in World War 1 because their plan of attack did not accurately predict French troop movements in response to the German advance. The German strategy was called the Schlieffen Plan, and it was stymied at the First Battle of the Marne.
To most historians it would be the protracted Battle of Stalingrad (August 23,1942-February 2, 1943). Stymied by the Russian winter and a populace forbidden to leave, the Germans were therefore stalemated in their attempt to occupy the Soviet Union. As many as 90,000 German troops were captured by the end of the battle.
Contrary to internet myths, the president has no plans to take away anyone's guns, and he respects the second amendment. However, he believes (as do many members of law enforcement) that it is time to close some loopholes that are making it easier for criminals to get weapons. But thus far, congress has stymied all efforts to close these loopholes, so it remains to be seen what the president can do without the support of congress.