- any of several composite plants of the genus Bidens, having barbed achenes that adhere to clothing or fur.
- any of various other plants having seeds that adhere to clothing or fur.
- a seed of any of these plants.
Origin of sticktight
noun use of verb phrase stick tight
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- any of various plants, esp the bur marigold, that have barbed clinging fruits