stickit
adjective Etymology: Scots, from past participle of English 3stick Date: 1787 1. Scottish unfinished 2. chiefly Scottish having failed especially in an intended profession

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  • Stickit — Stick it, a. Stuck; spoiled in making. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] {Stickit minister}, a candidate for the clerical office who fails, disqualified by incompetency or immorality. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stickit — ˈstikə̇t adjective Etymology: from Scots past participle of stick (V), from Middle English stikkyd 1. Scotland : imperfect, unfinished a stickit job …   Useful english dictionary

  • stickit — /stik it/, adj. Scot. 1. (of a task or product) imperfect; ruined. 2. (of a person) unsuccessful, esp. in a chosen occupation. [1780 90; var. of sticked. See STICK2, ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • stickit — stick·it …   English syllables

  • Stickit minister — Stickit Stick it, a. Stuck; spoiled in making. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] {Stickit minister}, a candidate for the clerical office who fails, disqualified by incompetency or immorality. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stickit minister — noun (Scot) A licentiate who never gets a pastoral charge • • • Main Entry: ↑stick …   Useful english dictionary

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