Etymology
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stuck (adj.)

"unable to go any farther," 1885, past-participle adjective from stick (v.). Colloquial stuck-up "offensively conceited, assuming an unjustified air of superiority" is recorded from 1829.

updated on October 28, 2016

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Definitions of stuck from WordNet

stuck (adj.)
caught or fixed;
stuck in the mud
stuck (adj.)
baffled;
this problem has me completely stuck
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