stickwork

[ stik-wurk ]
/ ˈstɪkˌwɜrk /

noun Sports.

a player's degree of competence or proficiency as a baseball batter, hockey or lacrosse player, etc.: Frequent practice improved his stickwork.

Nearby words

  1. sticktoitiveness,
  2. stickum,
  3. stickup,
  4. stickup man,
  5. stickweed,
  6. sticky,
  7. sticky blood,
  8. sticky bun,
  9. sticky end,
  10. sticky fingers

Origin of stickwork

First recorded in 1900–05; stick1 + work

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