Definition of stickum in English:

stickum

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Pronunciation: /ˈstɪkəm
 
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noun

[mass noun] informal , chiefly North American
  • A sticky or adhesive substance; gum or paste: [as modifier]: we put stickum paper over the cracks figurative high-school football games are the stickum that fuses the whole community

Origin

early 20th century: from the verb stick2 + -um (representing the pronoun them).

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