[stik-too-i-tiv, -it-iv] /ˌstɪkˈtu ɪ tɪv, -ɪt ɪv/
tenaciously resolute; persevering:
Stick-to-it-ive people get ahead in life.
noun dogged perseverance; resolute tenacity; also written stick-to-it-ive-ness Examples The only way she has published so many books is through stick-to-it-ive-ness. Word Origin 1909 Usage Note colloquial sticks, the
noun See sticktoitiveness
noun, Informal. 1. any adhesive substance. sticktoitiveness
verb (used with object), stuck, sticking. 1. to pierce or puncture with something pointed, as a pin, dagger, or spear; stab: to stick one’s finger with a needle. 2. to kill by this means: to stick a pig. 3. to thrust (something pointed) in, into, through, etc.: to stick a needle into a pincushion. 4. […]