stick·​han·​dle | \ ˈstik-ˌhan-dᵊl How to pronounce stickhandle (audio) \
stickhandled; stickhandling; stickhandles

Definition of stickhandle

intransitive verb

: to maneuver a puck (as in hockey) or a ball (as in lacrosse) with a stick

Other Words from stickhandle

stickhandler \ ˈstik-​ˌhan(d)-​lər How to pronounce stickhandle (audio) , -​ˌhan-​dᵊl-​ər \ noun

Examples of stickhandle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wennberg was left alone in front and had time to stickhandle a bit. Noah Trister,, 20 Feb. 2021 His ability to stickhandle in traffic is legendary. Kevin Allen, USA TODAY, 17 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of stickhandle

1912, in the meaning defined above

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“Stickhandle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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