the name stuck

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Definition of the name stuck

used to say that everyone started calling a person or thing by a certain nameOne of the kids called him "Stretch," and the name stuck.

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“The name stuck.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20name%20stuck. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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