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

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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,, "Lowly Red Wings clamp down on Panthers in rallying for rare home win vs. Florida," 20 Feb. 2021 His ability to stickhandle in traffic is legendary. Kevin Allen, USA TODAY, "As Pavel Datsyuk's magic still reigns, Olympics could put exclamation on his career," 17 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of stickhandle

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stickhandle was in 1912

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24 Feb 2021

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“Stickhandle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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