the name stuck
Definition of the name stuck
—used to say that everyone started calling a person or thing by a certain name One of the kids called him “Stretch,” and the name stuck.
Word by Word Definitions
: a word or phrase that constitutes the distinctive designation of a person or thing
: a word or symbol used in logic to designate an entity
: a descriptive often disparaging epithet
: to give a name to : call
: to mention or identify by name
: to accuse by name
: of, relating to, or bearing a name
: appearing in the name of a literary or theatrical production
: having an established reputation
: past tense and past participle ofstick
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