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KK Pronunciation

〔 stIk 〕


〔 stik 〕

Overview of noun stick

The noun stick has 9 senses

  • stick -- (an implement consisting of a length of wood; "he collected dry sticks for a campfire"; "the kid had a candied apple on a stick")

  • stick -- (a small thin branch of a tree)

  • stick, control stick, joystick -- (a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane)

  • stick -- (a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine)

  • pin, peg, stick -- (informal terms for the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks")

  • stick -- (a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball)

  • stick -- (a long thin implement resembling a length of wood; "cinnamon sticks"; "a stick of dynamite")

  • joint, marijuana cigarette, reefer, stick, spliff -- (marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking)

  • stick -- (threat of a penalty; "the policy so far is all stick and no carrot")

Overview of verb stick

The verb stick has 16 senses

  • lodge, wedge, stick, deposit -- (put, fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"; "stick your thumb in the crack")

  • stay, stick, stick around, stay put -- (stay put (in a certain place); "We are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati"; "Stay put in the corner here!"; "Stick around and you will learn something!")

  • adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to -- (stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?")

  • stick -- (be or become fixed; "The door sticks--we will have to plane it")

  • stick -- (endure; "The label stuck to her for the rest of her life")

  • adhere, stick -- (be a devoted follower or supporter; "The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism"; "She sticks to her principles")

  • stand by, stick by, stick, adhere -- (be loyal to; "She stood by her husband in times of trouble"; "The friends stuck together through the war")

  • stick -- (cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface; "stick some feathers in the turkey before you serve it")

  • stick -- (fasten with an adhesive material like glue; "stick the poster onto the wall")

  • stick -- (fasten with or as with pins or nails; "stick the photo onto the corkboard")

  • stick -- (fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something; "stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress")

  • stick -- (pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument; "he stuck the cloth with the needle")

  • stick -- (pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed; "He stuck the needle into his finger")

  • cling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohere -- (come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere")

  • stick, sting -- (saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous; "They stuck me with the dinner bill"; "I was stung with a huge tax bill")

  • perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound -- (be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me")