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Sticker   /stˈɪkər/   Listen

A small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf.  Synonyms: pricker, prickle, spikelet, spine, thorn.
An adhesive label.  Synonyms: gummed label, paster.
A particularly difficult or baffling question or problem.  Synonyms: poser, stumper, toughie.
A short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing.  Synonym: dagger.

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"Sticker" Quotes from Famous Books

... "vehemently protested" against this phrase, saying that he "put in six years of hard committee work to the astonishment of the vestrymen who had not expected (him) to be a man of business and a sticker at it." But I am still of opinion that the secondary effects of those six years on his knowledge of affairs and the lessons he has drawn from them in his writings and speeches have been of greater value to his innumerable ...
— The History of the Fabian Society • Edward R. Pease

... to confess 't is a sticker—that name," he admitted. "And it's the name we want, of course, to tell us who they are—since it seems the boy don't know, from what you said last night. I was in hopes, by this morning, you'd have found out ...
— Just David • Eleanor H. Porter

Words linked to "Sticker" :   ex libris, glochidium, helve, poniard, crease, dirk, bookplate, kirpan, creese, stick, stiletto, aculeus, problem, knife, haft, bodkin, hilt, label, kris, glochid

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