Definitions for stick

Definitions for (noun) stick

Main entry: stick

Definition: threat of a penalty

Usage: the policy so far is all stick and no carrot

Main entry: joint, marijuana cigarette, reefer, spliff, stick

Definition: marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking

Main entry: stick

Definition: an implement consisting of a length of wood

Usage: he collected dry sticks for a campfire; the kid had a candied apple on a stick

Main entry: stick

Definition: a long thin implement resembling a length of wood

Usage: cinnamon sticks; a stick of dynamite

Main entry: stick, joystick, control stick

Definition: a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane

Main entry: stick

Definition: a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball

Main entry: pin, peg, stick

Definition: informal terms for the leg

Usage: fever left him weak on his sticks

Main entry: stick

Definition: a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine

Main entry: stick

Definition: a small thin branch of a tree

Definitions for (verb) stick

Main entry: dumbfound, bewilder, baffle, beat, amaze, puzzle, pose, mystify, nonplus, perplex, stick, stupefy, flummox, gravel, get, vex

Definition: be a mystery or bewildering to

Usage: This beats me!; Got me--I don't know the answer!; a vexing problem; This question really stuck me

Main entry: stick, sting

Definition: saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous

Usage: They stuck me with the dinner bill; I was stung with a huge tax bill

Main entry: stick, adhere, cleave, cling, cohere

Definition: come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation

Usage: The dress clings to her body; The label stuck to the box; The sushi rice grains cohere

Main entry: stick, stick to, hold fast, bond, bind, adhere

Definition: stick to firmly

Usage: Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?

Main entry: stick

Definition: pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed

Usage: He stuck the needle into his finger

Main entry: stick

Definition: pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument

Usage: he stuck the cloth with the needle

Main entry: stick, deposit, wedge, lodge

Definition: put, fix, force, or implant

Usage: lodge a bullet in the table; stick your thumb in the crack

Main entry: stick

Definition: fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something

Usage: stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress

Main entry: stick

Definition: fasten with or as with pins or nails

Usage: stick the photo onto the corkboard

Main entry: stick

Definition: fasten with an adhesive material like glue

Usage: stick the poster onto the wall

Main entry: stick

Definition: cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface

Usage: stick some feathers in the turkey before you serve it

Main entry: stick, stick around, stay, stay put

Definition: stay put (in a certain place)

Usage: We are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati; Stay put in the corner here!; Stick around and you will learn something!

Main entry: stand by, stick, stick by, adhere

Definition: be loyal to

Usage: She stood by her husband in times of trouble; The friends stuck together through the war

Main entry: adhere, stick

Definition: be a devoted follower or supporter

Usage: The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism; She sticks to her principles

Main entry: stick

Definition: endure

Usage: The label stuck to her for the rest of her life

Main entry: stick

Definition: be or become fixed

Usage: The door sticks--we will have to plane it

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