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stimy

[ stahy-mee ]
/ ˈstaɪ mi /
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verb (used with object), noun, sti·mied, sti·my·ing;plural sti·mies.
an uncommon variant of stymie.
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How to use stimy in a sentence

  • But he was one up with four to play, and then I laid him a stimy.

    Fifty Years of Golf|Horace G. Hutchinson
  • He laid me a stimy, with his ball so near the hole that the only chance was to pitch my own ball right into the hole.

    Fifty Years of Golf|Horace G. Hutchinson
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