Definition of stymie in English:

stymie

Line breaks: sty¦mie
Pronunciation: /ˈstʌɪmi
 
/

verb (stymies, stymieing, stymied)

[with object] informal

Origin

mid 19th century (originally a golfing term, denoting a situation on the green where a ball obstructs the shot of another player): of unknown origin.

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