[ stik-too-i-tiv, -it-iv ]
/ ˌstɪkˈtu ɪ tɪv, -ɪt ɪv /
tenaciously resolute; persevering: Stick-to-it-ive people get ahead in life.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
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Origin of stick-to-it-ive
1865–70, Americanism;stick to it + -ive
OTHER WORDS FROM stick-to-it-ivestick-to-it-ive·ness, noun
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