See also: Stuck, stück, and Stück

English edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈstʌk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʌk

Etymology 1 edit

Verb edit


  1. simple past and past participle of stick (archaic sticked)

Adjective edit

stuck (comparative more stuck, superlative most stuck)

  1. Unable to move.
    Can you shift this gate? I think it’s stuck.
    If you’ve had to battle a stuck zipper, you know how frustrating it can be.
  2. Unable to progress with a task.
    I’m totally stuck on this question in the test.
  3. No longer functioning, frozen up, frozen.
    There are several ways to close a stuck program.
  4. (slang, archaic) In the situation of having no money.
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References edit
  • (having no money): 1873, John Camden Hotten, The Slang Dictionary

Etymology 2 edit

Compare stoccado.

Noun edit

stuck (plural stucks)

  1. (obsolete) A thrust, especially with a lance or sword.

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