the name stuck

idiom

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.

Examples of the name stuck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It was never built, nor did Logan ever live here, but the name stuck. San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Oct. 2023 And so the name stuck and became the sandwich’s namesake. Pableaux Johnson, Southern Living, 5 Sep. 2023 Because of its milky-white appearance, the name stuck. Monica Cull, Discover Magazine, 5 June 2023

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“The name stuck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20name%20stuck. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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