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  • n. One who stumps, or speaks, or orates, as a politician.
  • n. A difficult puzzle or problem.
  • n. A boastful person.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who stumps.
  • n. A boastful person.
  • n. A puzzling or incredible story.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which stumps, in any sense.
  • n. In cricket: A fielder who stumps a batsman out, that is, one who, with ball in hand, puts down the wicket, if the striker, failing to hit the ball, is out of his ground.
  • n. A wicket-keeper.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a particularly difficult or baffling question or problem

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  • a wicket-keeper in cricket

    January 26, 2008