Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Wonderous Words Wednesday



stymie

tr. v.

1. to hinder or thwart; stump
2. (Individual Sports & Recreations) Golf to impede with a stymie

From the book She's All That (page 2) by Kristin Billerbeck .



5 comments:

  1. I knew the golf definition from an old episode of I Love Lucy! Great word!

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  2. Stymie is a word I knew. Happy reading.

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  3. I had to go to Wikipedia to understand what a stymie was... I know nothing about golf. Thanks for sharing!

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  4. It's always interesting to find words that I think are common, but others have never heard before. I wonder how that happens...Interesting post.

    My words are here.

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  5. Bermudaonion- You have good recall, I used to watch Lucy all the time.

    Deseree- Happy reading! to you too and thanks.

    scribacchina- So glad you came by.

    Lisa- that was an interesting comment.

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