sticktight

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

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Examples of sticktight in a Sentence

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, "Here’s a Real Nut Job: Getting Stubborn Macadamias Out of Trees," 5 July 2017

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First Known Use of sticktight

1841, in the meaning defined above

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“Sticktight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sticktight. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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