stickum

[ stik-uh m ]
/ ˈstɪk əm /

noun Informal.

any adhesive substance.

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Origin of stickum

1905–10; stick2 + -um (spelling variant of 'em)
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Example sentences from the Web for stickum

  • Harry Donnelle said they melted the stickum with gasoline and that it didn't hurt the leopard much.

    Roy Blakely, Pathfinder|Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • Could be pure accident—some chemical in the stickum spoiled.

    The Plague|Teddy Keller