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An adhesive substance.

[stick + -um (variant of 'em).]
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informal US any adhesive, sticky, or gummy substance
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(ˈstɪk əm)

n. Informal.
any adhesive substance.
[1905–10; stick2 + -um (sp. variant of ' em)]
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