Definition of “stick (sth) out” - English Dictionary

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“stick (sth) out” in British English

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stick (sth) out

phrasal verb with stick uk /stɪk/ us /stɪk/ verb stuck, stuck

to come forward from the rest of your body, or to make part of your body do this:

Mum, Lewis stuck out his tongue at me!
He stuck his arm out of the window and waved at us.
I wish my stomach didn't stick out so much.

More examples

  • He stuck his leg out deliberately to trip her up.
  • She stuck her head out of the window and called to him.
  • Don't stick your tongue out at me, young lady!
  • He stuck his arm out of the window and waved at us.
  • She stuck her bottom out and gave it a wiggle.

(Definition of “stick (sth) out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)