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Idioms for stuck
OTHER WORDS FROM stuckself-stuck, adjective
Words nearby stuck
Definition for stuck (2 of 3)
- 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.
Origin of stick1
OTHER WORDS FROM stickstick·less, adjectivestick·like, adjective
Definition for stuck (3 of 3)
verb (used with object), stuck, stick·ing.
verb (used without object), stuck, stick·ing.
Origin of stick2
SYNONYMS FOR stick
OTHER WORDS FROM stickstick·a·ble, adjectivestick·a·bil·i·ty, nounre·stick·a·ble, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for stuck
Within minutes, it seems, of the disclosures of these tragic events, large numbers of people chose a side and stuck to it.
What stuck in my mind were the two supporting actors, Gloria Grahame and Lee Marvin.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Occasionally a pamphlet for a salsa class might be tossed on a doorstop or stuck on a pole near a bus stop.Iran’s Becoming a Footloose Nation as Dance Lessons Spread|IranWire|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As the rest of the country changed, Atlantic City seemed to be stuck in the past, and tourism eventually died off.I Watched a Casino Kill Itself: The Awful Last Nights of Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal|Olivia Nuzzi|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Are we all so stuck in our roles that when a given issue comes up, we just default to type?
"I'd get thrown out on my bean if I ever stuck my nose in the kitchen door," Murk said.The Brand of Silence|Harrington Strong
Thee'll think she's a-gittin' stuck up, an' she'll think thee's a-gittin'low-minded.
Taigarot perceived this, and the next time Holofernes stuck the spurs in him, he threw the Flame-king.Fairy Tales From all Nations|Anthony R. Montalba
But when I began to go deeper into the thing, why, I got stuck.Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man|Marie Conway Oemler
He stuck his hand through the unglazed window of a never-built shop and plucked out a toy in a battered box.Makers|Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for stuck (1 of 3)
- to perform (a task) with determination
- to attack (a person) verbally or physically
British Dictionary definitions for stuck (2 of 3)
- 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 stuck (3 of 3)
verb sticks, sticking or stuck
Word Origin for stick
Idioms and Phrases with stuck
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.