At the time, Universal Co-Chairman Marc Shmuger stuck up for Mann.
Then he smashed with the chair again to remove the fragments that stuck up like jagged knives.
"The Germans have not our problem, sire," he said, and stuck up his mustache.
stuck up our tents as it looked like rain, but we were told we would have to cross to-night.
The 'Supe' is real nice, I think, though some say he's stuck up.
He was a thin man between youth and middle age, with a long face and a deep voice, and light hair that stuck up on his head.
Success hasn't spoilt him in the least—you won't find him at all stuck up!'
I said all along I didn't believe you were stuck up and snobbish.
I found it stuck up in my room when I got back from recitations to-day.
You can't imagine how stuck up that makes us in our own conceit.
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 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
Haughty and conceited; snobbish; hincty: We didn't like her at first because we thought she acted stuck-up (1839+)