I did, however, stick around and the team were kind enough to let me go backstage after the show.
We see glimpses of your former, less conformist self, reemerging, which has plans to stick around.
Figure skaters—and competitive athletes in general—are known to stick around their sports once they retire.
To stick around any longer—as much as I adore Rust and Marty and the whole Carcosa mystery—would have broken the spell.
Respectability awaits even iconoclasts if they stick around long enough.
I did want you to stick around until I got to a good chance to talk to you alone—now will be a good a time as any.
stick around, son, and sit in any time, and I'll learn you some pool.
And if he decided for the ranch there would be no reasonable excuse for the Parker family to stick around, would there?
Im going to stick around until the all-out alarm is sounded.
And if you don't mind, we'll stick around a short time and see what you discover.
Old English sticca "rod, twig, spoon," from Proto-Germanic *stikkon- "pierce, prick" (cf. Old Norse stik, Old High German stehho, German Stecken "stick, staff"), from PIE *steig- "to stick; pointed" (see stick (v.)). Meaning "staff used in a game" is from 1670s (originally billiards); meaning "manual gearshift lever" first recorded 1914. Stick-ball is attested from 1824. Alliterative connection of sticks and stones is recorded from mid-15c.
Old English stician "to pierce, stab," also "to remain embedded, be fastened," from Proto-Germanic *stik- "pierce, prick, be sharp" (cf. Old Saxon stekan, Old Frisian steka, Dutch stecken, Old High German stehhan, German stechen "to stab, prick"), from PIE *steig- (cf. Latin in-stigare "to goad;" Greek stizein "to prick, puncture," stigma "mark made by a pointed instrument;" Old Persian tigra- "sharp, pointed;" Avestan tighri- "arrow;" Lithuanian stingu "to remain in place;" Russian stegati "to quilt").
Figurative sense of "to remain permanently in mind" is attested from c.1300. Transitive sense of "to fasten (something) in place" is attested from late 13c. Stick out "project" is recorded from 1560s. Slang stick around "remain" is from 1912; stick it as a rude bit of advice is first recorded 1922.
To stay at or near a place; hang around: I asked the cops to stick around for a few minutes (1912+)
To cheat; swindle; esp, to overcharge; shaft: runs the Bowie garage, routinely sticking what customers come his way (1699+)
boom sticks, carry the stick, dipshit, dope stick, fire stick, get on the stick, gob-stick, have a broom up one's ass, jive stick, kick stick, know what one can do with something, make something stick, shitstick, swizzle-stick, tea-stick, tell someone what to do with something