stickup

or stick-up

[stik-uhp]

noun Informal.

a holdup; robbery.

Origin of stickup

First recorded in 1855–60; noun use of verb phrase stick up
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Related Words for stickup

robbery, crime, theft, stealing, burglary, mugging

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