stickest

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From stick (verb) + -est.

Verb[edit]

stickest

  1. (archaic, with “thou) (archaic) second-person singular simple present form of stick
    • ~1598, William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Act III, Scene 1, line 1343–1344:
      [Shylock:] Thou stickest a dagger in me: I shall never see my / gold again: fourscore ducats at a sitting!
    • 1787, William Jones, "Hitopadesa of Vishnusarman" (1787, aka "Hitopadesa of Vishnu Sarman"); repr. in Works (1807), Vol. 13, p. 8:
      [...] alas! my child, by not passing the night wisely in reading, when thou art among the learned, thou stickest like a calf in the mud.

Etymology 2[edit]

From stick (sticky, adj) + -est (superlative).

Adjective[edit]

stickest

  1. (nonstandard, informal) superlative form of stick: most stick (stickiest).
    What is the stickest kind of gum?
    What is the stickest tape to hold something up with?
    What is the stickest thing on earth?

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

stickest

  1. Second-person singular subjunctive I of sticken.