a player’s degree of competence or proficiency as a baseball batter, hockey or lacrosse player, etc.:
Frequent practice improved his stickwork.
adjective, stickier, stickiest. 1. having the property of adhering, as glue; adhesive. 2. covered with adhesive or viscid matter: sticky hands. 3. (of the weather or climate) hot and humid: It was an unbearably sticky day. 4. requiring careful treatment; awkwardly difficult: a rather sticky diplomatic problem; Breaking the news is going to be sticky. […]
noun, Australian Slang. 1. a busybody; meddler. noun 1. an inquisitive person verb 2. (intransitive) to pry
- Sticky bit
operating system The bit in the mode of a Unix file which, if set for an executable, tells the kernel to keep the code loaded in swap space even after it has finished executing on the assumption that it is likely to be used again soon. This performance optimisation was included in some early (and […]
- Sticky blood
noun 1. a condition of the blood, particularly associated with Hughes syndrome, in which antibodies tend to adhere to platelets and glue them together, leading to an increased likelihood of clotting