umpire

Part of speech: verb

To decide or act as umpire.

Part of speech: noun

A person chosen to decide a question or to enforce the rules of a game.

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Usage examples "umpire":

  1. He mumbled and raved about the decisions of the Umpire in the game between the Academy and the Knitting Works. - "Ade's Fables", George Ade.
  2. He must got to go, verstehst du, because in baseball the pitcher is nothing and the umpire everything. - "The Competitive Nephew", Montague Glass.
  3. We couldn't play and umpire, too. - "The Danger Mark", Robert W. Chambers.