stick shift

noun
|Updated on: 30 Jun 2018

Definition of stick shift

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

Examples of stick shift in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of stick shift

1959

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STICK SHIFT Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of stick shift for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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