American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. Past tense and past participle of stick.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Preterit and past participle of stick and stick.
- n. A thrust.
- A dialectal variant of stook.
- n. Stucco.
- adj. Trapped and unable to move.
- adj. Unable to progress.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of stick.
- n. obsolete A thrust.
GNU Webster's 1913
- imp. & p. p. of stick.
- n. obsolete A thrust.
- adj. baffled.
- adj. caught or fixed
- Compare stoccado. (Wiktionary)
“He earned his nickname as an eager teen in his first MLB camp and the label stuck for the rest of his career, and beyond.”
“He earned the nickname "Kid" as an eager teen in his first major league camp and the label stuck for the rest of his career, and beyond.”
“The label stuck for a long time but this exhibition should go a long way to revealing how hard-won Miro's apparent playfulness was.”
“Mr. Blackwell read the label stuck on the penny, and said, A little penny to change the world.”
“He screwed the aluminium top back in place and read the label stuck onto the front of the medication.”
“Each bag had a label stuck to it, with scrawny writing listing a grid reference and sometimes a field name, but many labels had lost their glue, slipped off, and gathered in the bottom of the box.”
“Carter earned the nickname "Kid" as an eager teen in his first major league camp and the label stuck for the rest of his career.”
“The label stuck to her like a price tag on the 33.19 carat Krupp Diamond, one of her many famous gems.”
“Gone is the "hug-a-hoodie" Cameron - a label stuck to him after a speech in July 2006 in which he said anti-social youngsters often needed to feel more love - and in its place is the "Hang 'Em High" Cameron who has authorized the use of water cannon and plastic bullets to combat the rioters, even though it has emerged the police do not believe they currently need them.”
“One attendee joked that they should rent a Winnebago to roam the country and meet everyone from the Web site, and another said, “Then it would be a Widowbago!” and the term stuck.”
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