What is the pronunciation of stick?
English definition of “stick”
B1 [C] a thin piece of wood or other material: The old man was carrying a load of sticks. Police said that the child had been beaten with a stick. Find some dry sticks and we'll make a campfire. A lollipop is a sweet on a stick.Poles, rods, shafts and sticks B1 [C] mainly UK a long, thin wooden pole that especially old or injured people use to help them walk: a walking stick At 84 he's still quite active, although he walks with the aid of a stick.Poles, rods, shafts and sticks B1 [C] a long, thin piece of wood used in playing various sports: a hockey/lacrosse/polo stickHockeyGeneral terms used in ball sportsPoles, rods, shafts and sticks › [C] a long, thin piece of something: carrot/bread sticks a stick of celery/rhubarb/chewing gum/chalk/dynamitePatterns and shapes › [C] informal a piece of furniture: When they got married, they didn't have a stick of furniture.Furniture and fittings - general words take a stick to sb/sth › to hit someone or something with a long, thin piece of wood: He said that when he was a boy, his father used to take a stick to him to punish him.Hitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain
› [U] UK informal severe criticism: I really got/took stick from my boss about being late for work again. We gave him some stick for wearing that silly hat.Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
› [I] In some card games, if you stick, you say that you do not want to be given any more cards.Actions involved in playing cards