stick shift


stick shift

noun

: a device in a car that you move into different positions in order to change the car's gears

: a car that has a stick shift

Full Definition of STICK SHIFT

:  a manually operated gearshift for a motor vehicle usually mounted on the floor

Examples of STICK SHIFT

  1. Do you know how to drive a stick shift?

First Known Use of STICK SHIFT

1959

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