stuck for words

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Definition of stuck for words

chiefly British
: unable to think of anything to say

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“Stuck for words.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stuck%20for%20words. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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