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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A watch that must be manually turned to keep running: Also: A rousing oration, especially a political one; Also: A stirring orator

Usage examples (36)
  • The next time he gives a stemwinder will be the first.
  • Video of our intrepid Lt. Governor John Cherry delivering a "stemwinder" at the 2009
  • Also, didn't like the shouting, hoarse stemwinder style.
  • Sacramentum Vitae: A stemwinder on vocations skip to main for more
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