stick like glue

Definition of stick like glue


  1. 1 :  to stay very firmly attached to something Wash the egg off before it dries, or it will stick like glue. —often used figuratively One of the kids called him “Stretch,” and the nickname stuck (to him) like glue.

  2. 2 :  to stay very close to someone Her dog always stuck to her like glue. The two friends stick (together) like glue.

Word by Word Definitions

  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 (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

  1. :  any of various strong adhesive substances

    :  a hard protein chiefly gelatinous substance that absorbs water to form a viscous solution with strong adhesive properties and that is obtained by cooking down collagenous materials (as hides or bones)

    :  a solution of glue used for sticking things together

  1. :  to cause to stick tightly with or as if with glue

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