Meaning of “stick” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /stɪk/
Extra Examples
He poked the fire with a stick.Put that stick down before you hurt someone.The dog dropped the stick at my feet.They managed to fend off their attackers with rocks and sticks.The built a fire using paper and dry sticks.

B1 a long, thin piece of wood, usually broken or fallen from a tree

walking/hockey, etc stick

B1 a long, thin piece of wood that you use when you are walking/playing hockey, etc


a long, thin piece of something:

a stick of candy/celery
→ See also carrot and stick , get (hold of) the wrong end of the stick

(Definition of “stick noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)