stick·​tight ˈstik-ˌtīt How to pronounce sticktight (audio)

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Between the sticktights, the rain and the pests, about 15% of the macadamia crop is lost every year, compared with more like 2% in the tree-shaking almond industry. Mike Cherney, WSJ, 5 July 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1841, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sticktight was in 1841

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“Sticktight.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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