Definition of “stick up for sth/sb” - English Dictionary

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“stick up for sth/sb” in British English

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stick up for sth/sb

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

C1 to support or defend someone or something, especially when that person or thing is being criticized:

I can stick up for myself.
It's sweet the way he sticks up for his little brother.

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