Definition of Stumped

1. Adjective. Perplexed, at a loss. ¹



2. Adjective. (context: cricket of a batsman not comparable) To be out by being stumped by the wicket keeper. ¹

3. Verb. (past of stump) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stumped

1. stump [v] - See also: stump

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stumped

stummels
stummick
stumming
stump
stump camera
stump dump
stump orator
stump orators
stump powder
stump powders
stump speech
stump spud
stump up
stumpage
stumpages
stumped (current term)
stumper
stumpers
stumpflite
stumpier
stumpies
stumpiest
stumpily
stumpiness
stumping
stumpknocker
stumplike
stumpnose
stumpnoses
stumps

Literary usage of Stumped

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1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1892)
"What is it to be stumped by a shyly, and sat down. His nose was swollen, person? ... Presently his father got to do it, or else you 're stumped, and all the ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1884)
"Firm-names, when printed or stumped in peculiar and distinctive characters, monograms, and fanciful words, are subjects of protection as trade-marks. ..."

3. Letters of J. Downing, a Major, Downingville Militia, Second Brigade, to His by Charles Augustus Davis (1834)
"The Major thinks of resigning, and the General becomes alarmed about it—The Major's Notions about the ' No Bank Experiment'—He is rather stumped— The ..."

4. Catalogue of Drawings by British Artists and Artists of Foreign Origin by Laurence Binyon (1900)
"Signed TG on the margin, outside a border stumped in gold. The black outlines in these two drawings, as also in No. 19, were certainly produced by ..."

5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"stumped; stumpy; truncated; like a stump or stub : as, a dog with a stump tail. A heavie stompe leg of wood to go withall. ..."

6. The Church Cyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Church Doctrine, History by Angelo Ames Benton (1883)
"... both for good and for evil they stumped their form of Judaism upon the Nation, which shrunk from the epicurean scorn of tho Sadducee. ..."

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