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English definition of “stick out”

stick out

verb uk phrasal verb with stick   /stɪk/ (stuck, stuck) us  
B2 to go past the surface or edge of something: Paul's ears stick out a bit, don't they. There was a handkerchief sticking out of his jacket pocket.Protruding and sticking out informal to be very easy to notice: She certainly sticks out in a crowd.Protruding and sticking outVisibleApparent and obvious
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