the name stuck

Definition of the name stuck

  1. —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

  1. :  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

  1. :  to give a name to :  call

    :  to mention or identify by name

    :  to accuse by name

  1. :  of, relating to, or bearing a name

    :  appearing in the name of a literary or theatrical production

    :  having an established reputation

  1. : past tense and past participle ofstick

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to cast off or become cast off

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