VS.

Stymied vs. Stymie

Published:

Stymiedverb

simple past tense and past participle of stymie

Stymienoun

(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 (abolished 1952).

Stymienoun

(by extension) An obstacle or obstruction.

Stymieverb

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.’; ‘If writing dates has you stymied at times, it is probably for one of two reasons. [https://www.grammarly.com/blog/how-to-write-dates/]’;

Stymieverb

(golf) To bring into the position of, or impede by, a stymie.

Stymienoun

The position of two balls on the putting green such that, being more than six inches apart, one ball lies directly between the other and the hole at which the latter must be played; also, the act of bringing the balls into this position.

ADVERTISEMENT

Stymieverb

To bring into the position of, or impede by, a stymie.

Stymienoun

a situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole

Stymienoun

a thwarting and distressing situation

Stymieverb

hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of;

‘His brother blocked him at every turn’;

Stymie

A stymie is an obsolete rule in the sport of golf. It legislated for the situation where a player's ball lay behind or blocked by another player's ball; the blocked player was not afforded relief.

ADVERTISEMENT

Popular Comparisons

Latest Comparisons

Trending Comparisons