stick it to (someone)

Definition of stick it to (someone)

US, informal

  1. :  to treat (someone) harshly or unfairly especially in order to get something for oneself (such as revenge or money) Her political rivals used the scandal as an opportunity to stick it to her. businesses that stick it to consumers by charging high fees

Word by Word Definitions

stickplay
  1. :  a woody piece or part of a tree or shrub: such as

    :  a usually dry or dead severed shoot, twig, or slender branch

    :  a cut or broken branch or piece of wood gathered for fuel or construction material

  1. :  to hit or propel (something, such as a hockey puck) with a stick

  1. :  to pierce with something pointed :  stab

    :  to kill by piercing

    :  to push or thrust so as or as if to pierce

  1. :  a thrust with a pointed instrument :  stab

    :  delay, stop

    :  impediment

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody


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