the sticks

Definition of the sticks

informal

  1. :  an area in the country that is far away from towns and cities We live way out in the sticks.

Word by Word Definitions

stickplay sticks
  1. :  a woody piece or part of a tree or shrub: such as

    :  a usually dry or dead severed shoot, twig, or slender branch

    :  a cut or broken branch or piece of wood gathered for fuel or construction material

  1. :  to hit or propel (as a hockey puck) with a stick

  1. :  to pierce with something pointed :  stab

    :  to kill by piercing

    :  to push or thrust so as or as if to pierce

  1. :  a thrust with a pointed instrument :  stab

    :  delay, stop

    :  impediment


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