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Video footage: Two hands stick out and cheer during a baseball game. Gravel, green grass and baseball players soft focus in the background.
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Definition of the verb stick out

What does stick out mean as a doing phrase?


  1. extend out or project in space
  2. be highly noticeable
  3. put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Alternative definition of the verb stick out


  1. To protrude; to extend beyond.
  2. [idiomatic] To be prominent, noticeable, or obtrusive.
  3. 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.

Phrases with Stick Out

  1. Stick Out Like a Sore Thumb
  2. to stick out

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Stick Out

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Google previewSimiles 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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Slang and Colloquial English (1905)

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.

Google previewCambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary (2008)

stick out 1 © to go past the surface or edge of something: Paul s ears stick out a bit, ...

Google previewA 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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Quotes about Stick Out

I needed to do something with my name to stick out of the crowd and, as a big "PJ Harvey" fan, decided to follow her lead. (KT Tunstall)
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