Stymie in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Stymie

to stand as an obstacle

Examples of Stymie in a sentence

My rival did everything she could to stymie my efforts to become homecoming queen.  🔊

Since my parents were unhappy about my college choice, they tried to stymie my decision by withholding their financial assistance.  🔊

Some people believe the legalization of marijuana will stymie drug violence.  🔊

At the concert, the security guards worked hard to stymie crazed fans from grabbing their idols.  🔊

The famous pianist refused to let his blindness stymie his successful career.  🔊

When I threatened to report my neighbors to the police, I hoped my warning would stymie the late night parties the couple often had.  🔊

The purpose of the therapy is to stymie the growth of the cancer cells.  🔊

Because Henry wants to stymie his divorce, he is refusing to sign the final papers.  🔊

The power outage will stymie progress in the computer center.  🔊

To stymie overcrowding on Black Friday, a store employee will stand at the door and admit only a few customers at a time.  🔊

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