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Stick (IPA: /ˈstɪk/)


Stick (v. t.)

A small shoot, or branch, separated, as by a cutting, from a tree or shrub; also, any stem or branch of a tree, of any size, cut for fuel or timber.

Stick (v. t.)

Any long and comparatively slender piece of wood, whether in natural form or shaped with tools; a rod; a wand; a staff; as, the stick of a rocket; a walking stick.

Stick (v. t.)

Anything shaped like a stick; as, a stick of wax.

Stick (v. t.)

A derogatory expression for a person; one who is inert or stupid; as, an odd stick; a poor stick.

Stick (v. t.)

A composing stick. See under Composing. It is usually a frame of metal, but for posters, handbills, etc., one made of wood is used.

Stick (v. t.)

A thrust with a pointed instrument; a stab.

Stick (n.)

To penetrate with a pointed instrument; to pierce; to stab; hence, to kill by piercing; as, to stick a beast.

Stick (n.)

To cause to penetrate; to push, thrust, or drive, so as to pierce; as, to stick a needle into one's finger.

Stick (n.)

To fasten, attach, or cause to remain, by thrusting in; hence, also, to adorn or deck with things fastened on as by piercing; as, to stick a pin on the sleeve.

Stick (n.)

To set; to fix in; as, to stick card teeth.

Stick (n.)

To set with something pointed; as, to stick cards.

Stick (n.)

To fix on a pointed instrument; to impale; as, to stick an apple on a fork.

Stick (n.)

To attach by causing to adhere to the surface; as, to stick on a plaster; to stick a stamp on an envelope; also, to attach in any manner.

Stick (n.)

To compose; to set, or arrange, in a composing stick; as, to stick type.

Stick (n.)

To run or plane (moldings) in a machine, in contradistinction to working them by hand. Such moldings are said to be stuck.

Stick (n.)

To cause to stick; to bring to a stand; to pose; to puzzle; as, to stick one with a hard problem.

Stick (n.)

To impose upon; to compel to pay; sometimes, to cheat.

Stick (v. i.)

To adhere; as, glue sticks to the fingers; paste sticks to the wall.

Stick (v. i.)

To remain where placed; to be fixed; to hold fast to any position so as to be moved with difficulty; to cling; to abide; to cleave; to be united closely.

Stick (v. i.)

To be prevented from going farther; to stop by reason of some obstacle; to be stayed.

Stick (v. i.)

To be embarrassed or puzzled; to hesitate; to be deterred, as by scruples; to scruple; -- often with at.

Stick (v. i.)

To cause difficulties, scruples, or hesitation.

Stick

Unit of length

Stick

Elongated piece of wood or similar material, typically put to some use, for example as a wand or baton

Stick

Fictional character

Stick

1985 film by Burt Reynolds

Stick

1983 novel by Elmore Leonard

Stick Synonyms

Control Stick, Joystick

Stick Synonyms

Joint, Spliff, Reefer, Marijuana Cigarette

Stick Synonyms

Peg, Pin

Stick Synonyms

Bond, Stick To, Adhere, Bind, Hold Fast

Stick Synonyms

Adhere

Stick Synonyms

Cohere, Cleave, Cling, Adhere

Stick Synonyms

Deposit, Wedge, Stick Out, Lodge

Stick Synonyms

Puzzle, Baffle, Perplex, Vex, Dumbfound, Stupefy, Gravel, Bewilder, Amaze, Flummox, Nonplus, Beat, Puzzle Over, Pose, Get, Puzzle Out, Mystify

Stick Synonyms

Put Forward

Stick Synonyms

Adhere, Stick By, Stand By

Stick Synonyms

Stay Put, Stick Around, Stay

Stick Synonyms

Sting

Stick Rhymes

Bic, Bick, Blick, Bric, Brick, Bryk, Chick, Click, Crick, Cwik, Dic, Dick, Dicke, Dyk, Dzik, Fick, Ficke, Flick, Frick, Fricke, Gick, Glick, Hick, Kick, Klick, Knick, Krick, Kwik, Lick, Mc, Mic, Mick, Micke, Nic, Nick, Nik, Pic, Pick, Pik, Prick, Quick, Quik, Ric, Rick, Ricke, Schick, Schlick, Schmick, Schnick, Schrick, Schtick, Shick, Shtick, Sic, Sick, Slick, Smick, Spic, Sprick, Stick, Strick, Swick, Thick, Tic, Tick, Trick, Vic, Vick, Vik, Wick, Wicke, Wik, Wyk, Zick, Zwick

Afflik, Handpick, Nonstick, Vandyck, Vanwyck, Vanwyk


Ostpolitik, Realpolitik

Stick (Last Name / Surname)

Stick is the #45,886 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 465 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Stick in Spanish is Palo

Tagalog Translation

Stick in Tagalog is Dumikit

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (to Whitey, after his trailer has been destroyed) I should stick you on a twig and roast you!" - Eight Crazy Nights

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Act uprightly, and despise Calumny; Dirt may stick to" - Poor Richard's Almanack

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And when you stick on conversation's burrs, Don't strew your pathway with those dreadful urs." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And when you stick on conversation's burs, Don't strew your pathway with those dreadful urs." - Conversation

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Chief Quimby: Mom's tough love. (to Gadget) This is your last warning, Gadget. Stick to solving real crimes." - Inspector Gadget 2


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