Definition of Stick out

1. Verb. Extend out or project in space. "A single rock sticks out from the cliff"

Exact synonyms: Jut, Jut Out, Project, Protrude
Specialized synonyms: Overhang, Push Up, Thrust, Spear, Spear Up, Bag, Bulge, Cantilever
Derivative terms: Jutting, Projection, Protrusible, Protrusion, Protrusive



2. Verb. Be highly noticeable.
Exact synonyms: Jump, Jump Out, Leap Out, Stand Out
Generic synonyms: Appear, Look, Seem

3. Verb. Put up with something or somebody unpleasant. "Sam cannot stick out Sue "; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"

Definition of Stick out

1. Verb. To protrude; to extend beyond. ¹

2. Verb. (idiomatic) To be prominent, noticeable, or obtrusive. ¹

3. Verb. To persist. See stick it out. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stick Out

stick in the mud
stick in the muds
stick insect
stick insects
stick it out
stick it to the man
stick lac
stick man
stick men
stick on
stick one's neck out
stick one's nose in
stick one's nose into
stick one's oar in
stick one's tongue out
stick out (current term)
stick out like a sore thumb
stick pusher
stick shaker
stick shift
stick that in your pipe and smoke it
stick to
stick to one's guns
stick together
stick up
stick up for
stick with
stickable
stickball
stickball game

Literary usage of Stick out

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

1. Household Stories, from the Collection of the Bros: Grimm by Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm (1883)
"The turner had only been waiting for this to happen, and just as the landlord was giving a last courageous pull, he cried, " Stick, out of ..."

2. Our Old Home, and English Note-books by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1912)
"The dead branches of one of the pines stick out horizontally through the ivy-boughs. The other shows nothing but the ivy, and in shape a good deal resembles ..."

3. Our Old Home: And English Note-books by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1898)
"The dead branches of one of the pines stick out horizontally through the ivy-boughs. The other shows nothing but the ivy, and in shape a good deal resembles ..."

4. The History of Mankind by Friedrich Ratzel (1898)
"Married women shape it with adhesive materials, so as to lie close to the head, and curve out behind like a cup-handle ; or else wi: appendages stick out ..."

5. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1879)
"The stick-out in the picture is such a little stick-out. ... I think the stick-out is a good-sized stick- out, and I 'm sure the candy was a good large ..."

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