Definition of Sticker

1. Noun. A small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf.

Exact synonyms: Pricker, Prickle, Spikelet, Spine, Thorn
Generic synonyms: Aculeus
Specialized synonyms: Glochid, Glochidium
Derivative terms: Prick, Prickly, Spinous, Stick, Thorny

2. Noun. An adhesive label.
Exact synonyms: Gummed Label, Paster
Generic synonyms: Label
Specialized synonyms: Bookplate, Ex Libris
Derivative terms: Paste, Stick

3. Noun. A particularly difficult or baffling question or problem.
Exact synonyms: Poser, Stumper, Toughie
Generic synonyms: Problem
Derivative terms: Pose, Stump

4. Noun. A short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing.
Exact synonyms: Dagger
Specialized synonyms: Dirk, Kirpan, Crease, Creese, Kris, Bodkin, Poniard, Stiletto
Terms within: Haft, Helve, Hilt
Generic synonyms: Knife
Derivative terms: Stick, Stick

Definition of Sticker

1. n. One who, or that which, sticks; as, a bill sticker.

Definition of Sticker

1. Noun. something that sticks ¹

2. Noun. an adhesive label or decal ¹

3. Noun. a brand, label, or company, especially one making and distributing records ¹

4. Noun. a price tag ¹

5. Noun. the listed price (also sticker price) ¹

6. Noun. (informal) a burr or seed pod that catches in fur or clothing ¹

7. Noun. a wooden strip placed between courses of lumber to allow air circulation. (also 'kiln sticker') ¹

8. Noun. (colloquial dated) That which causes one to stick; that which puzzles or poses. ¹

9. Noun. (music) A small wooden rod in an organ which connects (in part) a key and a pallet, so as to communicate motion by pushing. ¹

10. Noun. (US politics) A paster. ¹

11. Verb. To apply one or more stickers to (something) ¹

12. Verb. To mark as the sticker price ¹

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Definition of Sticker

1. an adhesive label [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sticker

stick pusher
stick shaker
stick shift
stick that in your pipe and smoke it
stick to
stick to one's guns
stick together
stick up
stick up for
stick with
stickball game
sticker (current term)
sticker book
sticker price
sticker prices
sticker shock

Literary usage of Sticker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Seymour's Humorous Sketches: Comprising Eighty-six Caricature Etchings by Robert Seymour, Alfred Henry Forrester, Henry George Bohn (1888)
"WHAT a mysterious being is the bill-sticker! How seldom does he make himself visible to ... The bill-sticker had affixed a bill upon the hooks of his stick ..."

2. Modern Street Ballads by John Ashton (1888)
"THE BILL sticker. I'M Sammy Slap, the Bill sticker, and you must all agree, Sirs, I stick to bus'ness like a trump, and bus'ness sticks to me, Sirs, ..."

3. The Organ by Sir John Stainer, John Stainer, F. Flaxington Harker (1909)
"On the end of the key, and kept in position by a little pin running into a hole in the key, is the sticker (d). The upper end of the sticker has also a ..."

4. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"... which leads the mere bill-sticker of the provinces to cover over the posting-bills of a rival before the latter have well dried on the wall. ..."

5. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"The bill-sticker (we beg pardon for using the almost obsolete and less euphonious name, but really its new substitute is too lengthy), ..."

6. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1887)
"ON THE CORRELATION OF THE SECRETA AND EXCRETA OF THE ORGANISM. At the suggestion of Professor Riegel, sticker and HUBNER (Zeitsch.f. kiln ..."

7. Practical Ideas for Teaching Writing As a Process by Carol B. Olson (1996)
"T he Bumper sticker Approach to the Topic Sentence for Opinion Writing By Trudy J. Beck English Teacher, £1 Toro High School, Saddleback Valley Unified ..."

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