• (British, America) IPA: /ˈstʌk/
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of stick (archaic sticked)


  1. Unable to move.
    Can you shift this gate? I think it’s stuck.
    If you’ve had to battle a stuck zipper, you know how frustrating it can be.
  2. Unable to progress with a task.
    I’m totally stuck on this question in the test.
  3. No longer functioning, frozen up, frozen.
    There are several ways to close a stuck program.
Translations Translations Noun

stuck (plural stucks)

  1. (obsolete) A thrust.
    • 1599, William Shakespeare, The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, IV. vii. 160:
      If he by chance escape your venomed stuck, / Our purpose may hold there.

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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