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Definition of the verb stick out
What does stick out mean as a doing phrase?
- extend out or project in space
- be highly noticeable
- put up with something or somebody unpleasant
- lexical domain: Cognition - verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting
- synonyms of stick out: abide / bear / brook / digest / endure / put up / stand / stomach / suffer / support / tolerate
- more generic words: allow / countenance / let / permit = consent to, give permission
- more specific terms:
- live with / swallow / accept = tolerate or accommodate oneself to
- hold still for / stand for = tolerate or bear
- bear up = endure cheerfully
- take lying down = suffer without protest
- take a joke = listen to a joke at one's own expense
- sit out = endure to the end
- pay = bear (a cost or penalty), in recompense for some action
Alternative definition of the verb stick out
- To protrude; to extend beyond.
- [idiomatic] To be prominent, noticeable, or obtrusive.
- To persist. See stick it out.
"STICK OUT" was the sixth studio album released by the Japanese rock band The Blue Hearts. It was also the second consecutive album by the band to reach #1 on the Oricon charts.
- genre: Punk rock
- released on (21 years ago)
"Stick Out" is a 2013 short animation film written and directed by Anthony Farquhar-Smith.
- country: United Kingdom
- producer: Dominic Buttimore
- written by Anthony Farquhar-Smith
- based on a story by Anthony Farquhar-Smith
- music by Oliver Davis
- genre: Animation
- released on
- official website: www.stickoutfilm.co.uk
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Similes Dictionary (2013)
by Elyse Sommer
blackberry in a pan of milk —American colloquialism, attributed to Vermont Stick out like a bug on a butter knife —Loren D. Estleman Sticks out like the belly of a pregnant woman —Robert Lowell ~39 PROVERBS See: MAXIMS, PROVERBS ...
Abridged from the Seven-volume Work, Entitled: Slang and Its Analogues by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley
to stick to one's fingers, to remain in possession unlawfully ; to stick out for, to contend obstinately ; to stick and lift, to live from hand to mouth.
stick out 1 © to go past the surface or edge of something: Paul s ears stick out a bit, ...
A Dictionary Of The Malayan Language, In 2 Parts, Malayan and English And English and Malayan (1812)
by William Marsden
pāyā; (stick out) co-op ber unjuk, 8-22 ber-ijong. Project (scheme) so, ispáya, Jož bechāra. - Paolifick co-, iang beränak. ProL1x -oil lunjut, José panjang bechāra. PRolo NG e£o lunjāt-kan, go berlina.
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