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stick shift

Syllabification: stick shift

Definition of stick shift in English:


North American
A manual transmission.
Example sentences
  • Here's what you can't get: a two-door cab, a longer bed, a stick shift - which Honda's rivals offer.
  • He slides the stick shift into gear then rests his left hand on the wheel, poking a casual right elbow out of the window.
  • Letter writing, like driving with a stick shift or baking a cake from scratch, is becoming a lost art.

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