- a group of bombs so arranged as to be released in a row across a target.
- the bomb load.
verb (used with object), sticked, stick·ing.
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Idioms for stick
Origin of stick1
OTHER WORDS FROM stickstickless, adjectivesticklike, adjective
Definition for stick (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), stuck, stick·ing.
verb (used without object), stuck, stick·ing.
Origin of stick2
synonym study for stick
OTHER WORDS FROM stickstick·a·ble, adjectivestick·a·bil·i·ty, nounre·stick·a·ble, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for stick
Good governance would mean sticks and coal for too many of our favorite politicians.
They played together, made spears from sticks and sharp rocks, chased chickens together.
Sticks and stones may break my bones / but chains and whips excite me.
In the comic books, he sticks around at least until the group reaches the Alexandria Safe-Zone.The Walking Dead’s ‘Crossed’: The Stage Is Now Set for a Bloody, Deadly Midseason Finale|Melissa Leon|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Saint Louis City police also spent $325,000 upgrading helmets, sticks and other civil disobedience equipment.
He walked about, stumbling over sticks and stones and stumps, sometimes falling down on soft moss, and again on the hard ground.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
Regular pitched battles were fought with sticks and staves and stones.
The boys were dragging along the banquette a small "express wagon," which they had filled with blocks and sticks.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
The black sticks resembling lollipops are said to be compounds of rum, bullocks' blood and tobacco lees.
How I do wish sometimes to give Ritchie a jog, when there is some stumbling-block that he sticks fast at.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
British Dictionary definitions for stick (1 of 2)
- any long thin piece of wood
- such a piece of wood having a characteristic shape for a special purposea walking stick; a hockey stick
- a baton, wand, staff, or rod
- a group of bombs arranged to fall at intervals across a target
- a number of paratroops jumping in sequence
- verbal abuse, criticismI got some stick for that blunder
- physical power, force (esp in the phrase give it some stick)
verb sticks, sticking or sticked
Word Origin for stick
British Dictionary definitions for stick (2 of 2)
verb sticks, sticking or stuck
Word Origin for stick
Idioms and Phrases with stick
In addition to the idioms beginning with stick
- stick around
- stick at
- stick by
- stick in one's craw
- stick it
- stick it to someone
- stick one's neck out
- stick out
- stick to
- stick together
- stick to one's guns
- stick to one's last
- stick to the ribs
- stick up
- stick up for
- stick with
- sticky fingers
- carrot and stick
- get on the stick
- make stick
- more than one can shake a stick at
- short end of the stick
- stand (stick) up for
- wrong end of the stick
Also see understuck.