walking stick (def 2).
any of various mostly tropical insects of the family Phasmidae that have an elongated cylindrical body and long legs and resemble twigs: order Phasmida Also called (US and Canadian) walking stick See also leaf insect
[stik-in-th uh-muhd] /ˈstɪk ɪn ðəˌmʌd/ noun 1. someone who avoids new activities, ideas, or attitudes; old fogy. stick-in-the-mud noun 1. (informal) a staid or predictably conservative person who lacks initiative or imagination
adjective, Scot. 1. (of a task or product) imperfect; ruined. 2. (of a person) unsuccessful, especially in a chosen occupation.
verb (used with object), shoved, shoving. 1. to move along by force from behind; push. 2. to push roughly or rudely; jostle. 3. Slang: Often Vulgar. to go to hell with: Voters are telling Congress to shove its new tax plan. verb (used without object), shoved, shoving. 4. to push. noun 5. an act or […]
noun 1. any of the small, pugnacious, spiny-backed fishes of the family Gasterosteidae, inhabiting northern fresh waters and sea inlets, the male of which builds and guards the nest. noun 1. any small teleost fish of the family Gasterosteidae, such as Gasterosteus aculeatus (three-spined stickleback) of rivers and coastal regions and G. pungitius (ten-spined stickleback) […]