sticker-up

noun
plural -s

Definition of sticker-up 

1 : one that finishes ware by sticking parts together

2 chiefly Australia : one that holds up another (as for robbery) : highwayman, bushranger

3 Australia : a primitive method of roasting meat on a wooden spit stuck in the ground and leaned over a fire

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stick up + -er

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