Sty·mie n. Also Sti·my . Golf The position of two balls on the putting green such that, being more than six inches apart, one ball lies directly between the other and the hole at which the latter must be played; also, the act of bringing the balls into this position.
Sty·mie, v. t. Also Sti·my . Golf To bring into the position of, or impede by, a stymie.
n 1: a situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line
between your ball and the hole
2: a thwarting and distressing situation
v : hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His
brother blocked him at every turn" [syn: obstruct, blockade,
block, hinder, stymy, embarrass]