Definition of stickum in English:

Share this entry

stickum

Pronunciation: /ˈstɪkəm/

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).

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

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