[ stuhk ]
/ stʌk /
simple past tense and past participle of stick2.
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dedicated, faithful, steadfast, zealous, concerned, dear, thoughtful, devout, ardent, staunch, dutiful, doting, loving, caring, true, enchanted, fascinated, fond, hooked, intoxicated
- stubbs, william,
- stuck for, be,
- stuck on, be,
- stuck with,
stuck on, Informal. infatuated with: He met her only once and is already stuck on her.
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/ (stʌk) /
the past tense and past participle of stick 2
informal baffled or nonplussed
(foll by on) slang keen (on) or infatuated (with)
get stuck in or get stuck into informal
- to perform (a task) with determination
- to attack (a person) verbally or physically
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
"unable to go any further," 1885, from past participle of stick (v.). Colloquial stuck-up "assuming an unjustified air of superiority" is recorded from 1829.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper