from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which stumps, in any sense.
  • noun 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.
  • noun A wicket-keeper.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who stumps.
  • noun Slang A boastful person.
  • noun Slang, U.S. A puzzling or incredible story.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • noun a particularly difficult or baffling question or problem


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