Definition of Stumper

1. Noun. A particularly difficult or baffling question or problem.

Exact synonyms: Poser, Sticker, Toughie
Generic synonyms: Problem
Derivative terms: Pose, Stump



Definition of Stumper

1. n. One who stumps.

Definition of Stumper

1. Noun. One who stumps, or speaks, or orates, as a politician. ¹

2. Noun. A difficult puzzle or problem. ¹

3. Noun. (archaic slang) A boastful person. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stumper

1. a baffling question [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stumper

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

Literary usage of Stumper

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1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1874)
"Now, if ever I saw a stumper with my own very dear eyes, that stumper is ... And if ever I heard a stumper, that stumper is the positive negative of my ..."

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