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English definition of “stick”

stick

noun [U] (CRITICISM)    /stɪk/ 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
(Definition of stick noun (CRITICISM) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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