[ stik-bilt ]

adjective(of a house or other structure)
  1. built piece-by-piece at the construction site, as opposed to factory-built.

Origin of stick-built

First recorded in 1835–45

Words Nearby stick-built Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use stick-built in a sentence

  • Close behind my post, a huge stick-built nest filled a small ilex.

    Unexplored Spain | Abel Chapman
  • We climbed along the ledges and there were the great stick-built nests, each in its ancestral site.

    Unexplored Spain | Abel Chapman
  • Two huge stick-built nests stand out in visible projection from crevices in the crag, some forty yards apart.

    Unexplored Spain | Abel Chapman