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stickbuilt Syllabification: stick·built
Pronunciation: /ˈstikbilt/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of stickbuilt in English:

adjective

(Of houses or other buildings) built piece-by-piece on the premises, rather than constructed from prefabricated units.
Example sentences
  • I am so tired of seeing stickbuilt homes demolished and built again.
  • It is typical to save approximately 20% on the price of a modular home over the price of a stickbuilt one, and have your modular home delivered in eight weeks or less!
  • Their standards for energy-crafted homes has him just as excited - whether a home's stickbuilt or steel-framed is secondary.

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