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  1. stem-winder

    • IPA[ˈstemˌwīndər]

    美式

    • n.
      an entertaining and rousing speech;a watch wound by turning a knob on the end of a stem.
    • noun: stem-winder, plural noun: stem-winders

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. informal an entertaining and rousing speech the speech was a classic stem-winder in the best southern tradition
    • 2. dated a watch wound by turning a knob on the end of a stem.