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    Rhymes: -ʌmpt

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stumped (comparative more stumped, superlative most stumped)

 
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  1. (informal) Perplexed, at a loss.
    Synonyms: at a loss, baffled, bemused, bewildered, confused, flummoxed, lost, nonplussed, perplexed, puzzled
    I'm stumped by this question.
    • 2018 December 28, Catherine Shoard, “Keira Knightley: 'I can’t act the flirt or mother to get my voice heard. It makes me feel sick”, in The Guardian[1]:
      So if women don’t come on flirty or maternal, she thinks, some men get stumped.
  2. (cricket, of a batsman, not comparable) out as a result of the wicket-keeper breaking the wicket with the ball while the batsman is out of his crease.

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stumped

  1. simple past tense and past participle of stump