Definition of Stick around

1. Verb. Be available or ready for a certain function or service. "They stick around a long time"

Exact synonyms: Stand By, Stick About
Generic synonyms: Wait
Derivative terms: Standby, Standby

2. Verb. Stay put (in a certain place). ; "Stick around and you will learn something!"
Exact synonyms: Stay, Stay Put, Stick
Generic synonyms: Stay In Place
Antonyms: Move
Derivative terms: Stay

Definition of Stick around

1. Verb. (idiomatic) To stay; to linger; to remain. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stick Around

stick 'em up
stick a fork
stick about
stick and carrot
stick around (current term)
stick by
stick cinnamon
stick clip
stick down
stick figure
stick figures
stick horse
stick in
stick in someone's craw
stick in the mud
stick in the muds
stick insect
stick insects
stick it out

Literary usage of Stick around

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe (1888)
""Whyn't you stick around and have lunch? ... stick around. You'll learn something." "Well, if you're sure . . ." "Of course!" Weiss motioned toward his ..."

2. The Woman who Waits by Frances R. Donovan (1920)
""I just stick around and act so darn nice that she can't resist. But whether it's a man or a woman, you got to stick around and act like you expected it, ..."

3. Occupations for Little Fingers: A Manual for Grade Teachers, Mothers and by Elizabeth Sage, Anna Maria Cooley (1910)
"Lay the stick on top of the warp threads; pass the cord tied to FlG- 53• the stick around the first warp thread, and then around the stick. ..."

4. War Expenditures: Abstract of Testimony Before Subcommittee No. 2 (camps) of by United States Congress. House Select Committee on Expenditures in the War Dept (1920)
"He says, "That don't go around here." He says, "We just calk five joints for a day's work," he says. "And if you want to stick around here," he says, ..."

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