Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Preterit and past participle of stick and stick.
  • noun A thrust.
  • A dialectal variant of stook.
  • noun Stucco.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • imp. & p. p. of stick.
  • noun obsolete A thrust.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete A thrust.
  • adjective Trapped and unable to move.
  • adjective Unable to progress.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of stick.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective baffled
  • adjective caught or fixed

Etymologies

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Compare stoccado.

Examples

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

    Gary Carter, Hall of Fame catcher who won World Series with Mets, dies at 57

  • Mr. Blackwell read the label stuck on the penny, and said, A little penny to change the world.

    The Wish Stealers

  • Mr. Blackwell read the label stuck on the penny, and said, A little penny to change the world.

    The Wish Stealers

  • He screwed the aluminium top back in place and read the label stuck onto the front of the medication.

    Let The Dead Lie

  • He screwed the aluminium top back in place and read the label stuck onto the front of the medication.

    Let The Dead Lie

  • 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.

    A Year on the Wing

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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