stickit

adjective

stick·​it ˈsti-kət How to pronounce stickit (audio)
1
Scotland : unfinished
2
chiefly Scotland : having failed especially in an intended profession

Word History

Etymology

Scots, from past participle of English stick entry 3

First Known Use

1784, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of stickit was in 1784

Dictionary Entries Near stickit

Cite this Entry

“Stickit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stickit. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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