Share this entry

Share this page


Line breaks: stickum
Pronunciation: /ˈstɪkəm

Definition of stickum in English:


[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


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

Words that rhyme with stickum

welcomevade mecum

Definition of stickum in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day interfuse
Pronunciation: ɪntəˈfjuːz
join or mix (two or more things) together