(of a task or product) imperfect; ruined.
(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) […]
noun 1. a person who insists on something unyieldingly (usually followed by for): a stickler for ceremony. 2. any puzzling or difficult problem. noun 1. (usually foll by for) a person who makes insistent demands: a stickler for accuracy 2. a problem or puzzle: the investigation proved to be a stickler
- Stickler syndrome
Stickler syndrome Stick·ler syndrome (stĭk’lər) n. See hereditary progressive arthro-ophthalmopathy.