Definition of Sticking

1. Adjective. Extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary. "A pile of boards sticking over the end of his truck"




Definition of Sticking

1. Verb. (present participle of stick) ¹

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Definition of Sticking

1. stick [v] - See also: stick

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sticking

stickful
stickfuls
stickhandle
stickhandled
stickhandler
stickhandlers
stickhandles
stickhandling
stickied
stickier
stickies
stickiest
stickily
stickiness
stickinesses
sticking (current term)
sticking(p)
sticking-place
sticking-places
sticking-point
sticking out(p)
sticking place
sticking places
sticking plaster
sticking plasters
sticking point
sticking points
sticking up
stickings
stickit

Literary usage of Sticking

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1. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1888)
"REMARKS AND DEMONSTRATIONS CONCERNING sticking-PLASTERS, AS ILLUSTRATING THE IMPORTANCE OF ACCURATE ATTENTION TO THE MOST MINUTE DETAILS OF ..."

2. The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1896)
"with me, — or at least two of them, — sticking them in my goatskin belt. I also furbished up one of the great cutlasses that I had out of the ship, ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1887)
"tf THE sticking PLACE!" Macbeth . . . L-BD SL-SB-ET. Lady Macbeth ... "A M-RK-NG PPB." LADT MACBETH. '"INFIRM OF PURPOSE I GIVE ME THE DAGGERS! ..."

4. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1862)
"... and with needles sticking in them (as an emblem of jealousy), and so pacified his suspicious father, after some speeches and protestations, ..."

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