Definition of "sticking" []

  • A small thin branch of a tree (noun)
  • Any long thin piece of wood (noun)
  • Such a piece of wood having a characteristic shape for a special purpose (noun)
  • A baton, wand, staff, or rod (noun)
  • An object or piece shaped like a stick (noun)
  • The lever used to change gear in a motor vehicle (noun)
  • A mast or yard (noun)
  • A group of bombs arranged to fall at intervals across a target (noun)
  • A number of paratroops jumping in sequence (noun)
  • Verbal abuse, criticism (noun)
  • Physical power, force (esp in the phrase give it some stick) (noun)
  • A piece of furniture (noun)
  • A rural area considered remote or backward (esp in the phrase in the sticks) (noun)
  • The wooded interior part of the country (noun)
  • A declaration made by the umpire if a player's stick is above the shoulders (noun)
  • Goalposts (noun)
  • A cannabis cigarette (noun)
  • A means of coercion (noun)
  • A dull boring person (noun)
  • A person (noun)
  • To support (a plant) with sticks; stake (verb)
  • Present participle of stick. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sticking" in a sentence
  • "And so it was with them all; buried in the depths of the pocket, or with its title sticking out, the paper was everywhere, even as the article was certain to be in every mind; and we imagined the Nabob upstairs, exchanging amiable sentences with his guests, who could have recited to him word for word the horrible things printed concerning him."
  • "But seriously does anyone think that what Iran and the Middle East needs right now is the U.S. deciding that we need to be MORE involved in sticking our noses where it does not belong???"
  • "Posted May 17, 2010 at 6: 04 am | Permalink looks dope, i just cant imagine the work hours spent in sticking the tiles one by one"