sticking point

noun

Definition of sticking point

  1. :  an item (as in negotiations) resulting or likely to result in an impasse

Examples of sticking point in a sentence

  1. The length of the contract has become a sticking point in the negotiations.

1946

First Known Use of sticking point

1946


STICKING POINT Defined for English Language Learners

sticking point

noun

Definition of sticking point for English Language Learners

  • : something that people disagree about and that prevents progress from being made in discussions

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