Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing
  2. (noun, communication) a particularly difficult or baffling question or problem
  3. (noun, communication) an adhesive label
  4. (noun, plant) a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf

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Alternate forms of Sticker

Derivations: stick

Hyponyms: bodkin, bookplate, crease, creese, dirk, ex libris, glochid, glochidium, kirpan, kris, poniard, stiletto

Hypernyms: aculeus, knife, label, problem

Origin of the word Sticker

  1. "gummed adhesive label," 1871, from stick (v.). more

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