[ stem-wahyn-der ]
/ ˈstɛmˈwaɪn dər /
a stemwinding watch.
- something remarkable of its kind.
- a rousing speech, especially a stirring political address.
- a stirring orator.
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Former Mayor Marc Morial, now national head of the Urban League, gave a stemwinder that went over well.
British Dictionary definitions for stemwinder
a watch wound by an expanded crown on the bar projecting outside the case, as opposed to one wound by a separate keyAlso called: stem-winding watch
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