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Definition of the adjective stonewall
What does stonewall mean as an attribute of a noun?
- [UK, idiomatic] certain, stone cold
Definition of the noun stonewall
What does stonewall mean as a name of something?
- A wall made up of stone.
Definition of the verb stonewall
What does stonewall mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: stonewalled | stonewalling | stonewalls
- obstruct or hinder any discussion
- examples: Nixon stonewalled the Watergate investigation | When she doesn't like to face a problem, she simply stonewalls
- lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
- more generic words: block / blockade / embarrass / hinder / obstruct / stymie / stymy = hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
- engage in delaying tactics or refuse to cooperate
Alternative definition of the verb stonewall
- [informal] To refuse to answer or cooperate, especially in supplying information.
Specialised definition of the verb stonewall
Glossary of sports / cricket
to bat extremely defensively (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)
- usage: slang
"Stonewall" is a 1995 historical comedy-drama film. Inspired by the memoir of the same title by openly-homosexual historian Martin Duberman, Stonewall is a fictionalized account of the weeks leading up to the Stonewall riots, a seminal event in the modern American gay rights movement. Stonewall was the final film of British film director Nigel Finch, who died of an AIDS-related illness shortly after completing filming.
- also known as Stonewall (film)
- country: United Kingdom
- language: English Language
- producer: Christine Vachon
- production design by Ford Wheeler & Thérèse DePrez
- written by Martin Duberman & Rikki Beadle-Blair
- edited by John Richards
- music by Stephen McLaughlin, Michael Kamen
- costume design by Michael Clancy
- genres: LGBT, Docudrama, Gay, Gay Interest, Gay Themed, Drama
- rating: R (USA)
- released on (20 years ago)
- award: - GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Film – Limited Release
- Stonewall, Vander's Servant, is a fictional character from Sporting Blood.
- Stonewall is a fictional character from the 1944 film Carolina Blues.
- Stonewall is a fictional character from the 1988 film Pass the Ammo.
Who is Stonewall?
Stonewall a.k.a. Anthony Oliver was a British film, television and stage actor.
- read more about Anthony Oliver (actor)
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Stonewall
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The Oral History Reader (1998)
by Robert Perks
Unquestionably, Stonewall is a key moment for lesbian and gay history. It did transform the lives of many gays and lesbians, and it also became the turning point for the rapid spread of a new kind of gay and lesbian politics and movement .
Scientific American (1864)
The Stonewall is a trifle more than two hundred feet in length over all, and has thirty-three feet breadth of' beam.
by Janis S. Bohan, Glenda M. Russell
Stonewall refers to an uprising by gay and transvestite patrons, many of them people of color, at a Greenwich Village, New York City, bar during a police raid in 1969. While not the first revolt against gay oppression, it is widely regarded as the ...
by William Bedford Clark
Tate's young Stonewall is a cloying composite of Honest Abe (reading borrowed books) and Tom Sawyer (stripped of mischief and humor) .
Are You Okay? (2010)
A Practical Guide to Helping Young Victims of Crime by Pete Wallis
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Environmental Impact Statement
Also, Stonewall is a through street to highway Loop 3l5 and carries approximately l0 percent more traffic than Johnson. Therefore, the Stonewall alternative is recommended for further study. Grade Separation Plan l, mid-block location, would ...
American English Compendium (2011)
by Marv Rubinstein
Suspected felons often stonewall to prevent prosecutors from obtaining additional evidence against them. The interesting thing about stonewall is that it has turned both a noun (wall) and an adjective (stone) into a verb. In addition, it has then ...
Victimism Among Victim Group Populations by Ronald E. Hall
In June of 1969, a pivotal moment occurred in the history of American gay and lesbian communities: the Stonewall Riot. Stonewall is the name of a nightclub, with homosexual clientele, located in the Greenwich Village section of New York ...
Mining and Scientific Press (1909)
Stonewall is a district 35 miles southwest of Deming, and is now dormant. In fact, but little development was ever attempted, the gold ores being of low tenor. Cooks is 20 miles north of Deming. and is reached either by wagon, trail, or railroad.
Afro-American Encyclopaedia (1895)
Or, the Thoughts, Doings, and Sayings of the Race, Embracing Addresses, Lectures, Biographical Sketches, Sermons, Poems, Names of Universities, Colleges, Seminaries, Newspapers, Books, and a History of the Denominations, Giving the Numerical Strength of Each. In Fact, it Teaches Every Subject of Interest to the Colored People, as Dicussed by More Than One Hundred of Their Wisest and Best Men and Women
STONEWALL JACKSON. M. E. Church. It was dedicated to the Confederate veterans, and received a Wide circulation in the press throughout the country. Mrs. Caddie Whitman, wife of the noted evangelist, has recited the poem in many opera ...
Embracing Addresses, Lectures, Biographical Sketches, Sermons, Poems, Names of Universities, Colleges, Seminaries, Newspapers, Books, and a History of the Denominations, Giving the Numerical Strength of Each. In Fact, it Teaches Every Subject of Interest to the Colored People, as Discussed by More Than One Hundred of Their Wisest and Best Men and Women. Illustrated with Beautiful Half-tone Engravings by James T. Haley
STONEWALL JACKSON. The following1 tribute to Stonewall Jackson was written in 1886, by Rev. A. A. "Whitman, the famous colored poet-evangelist of the A. M. E. Church. It was dedicated to the Confederate veterans, and received a wide ...
by George Haggerty, Bonnie Zimmerman
Stonewall. In the early morning of June 28, 1969, Martha Shelley was showing two women from Boston the bars of New York City's Greenwich Village. Shelley was president of the city's chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis, a lesbian rights ...
Encyclopedia of leadership (2004)
A-E by George R. Goethals, Georgia Jones Sorenson, James MacGregor Burns
Whether as a shaping or sustaining event in the history of the gay rights movement, the Stonewall rebellion assuredly marked a turning point in the movement's visibility, autonomy, and self-definition. The Stonewall riots challenged the ...
by David A. Gerstner
STONEWALL gay rights organization England's leading gay rights advocacy group, Stonewall, named after the gay rights Stonewall Riots in New York in 1969, works to achieve legal equality and social justice for lesbians, gay ...
by Terry L. Jones
Henderson, Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War; John F. Marszalek, Sherman: A Soldier's Passion for Order; William S. McFeely, ...
by George Haggerty
Gay Rights; Lambda; Military United States Law: Equal Protection Stonewall In the early morning of June 28, 1969, Martha Shelley was showing two women from Boston the bars of New York City's Greenwich ...
V. 6: R Through S, Appendices, Submarine Chasers, Eagle-Class Patrol Craft by United States. Naval History Division
Stonewall A nickname won by Brigadier General Thomas Jonathan Jackson at the ...
The Standard American Encyclopedia of Arts, Sciences, History, Biography, Geography, Statistics, and General Knowledge (1897)
by John Clark Ridpath
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View of the Stonewall Jackson monument on Henry Hill at the Manassas National Battlefield Park in Northern Virginia.
The tree in the foreground is an old cedar tree that was there during the Battle of First Manassas (Bull Run) in July 1861.
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Stonewall, where it all began.
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Video shows what Stonewall means. A series of riots in 1969 New York City, beginning with the patrons of the gay bar "The Stonewall Inn" resisting police arrest, ...
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Scrabble value of S1T1O1N1E1W4A1L1L1
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