stick-to-it-ive

[ stik-too-i-tiv, -it-iv ]
/ ˌstɪkˈtu ɪ tɪv, -ɪt ɪv /

adjective Informal.

tenaciously resolute; persevering: Stick-to-it-ive people get ahead in life.

Origin of stick-to-it-ive

1865–70, Americanism; stick to it + -ive

Related forms

stick-to-it-ive·ness, noun
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