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sticker shock

noun
1.
unpleasant surprise on learning of an unexpectedly high price for an item.
Origin
sticker (price) + shock
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Contemporary definitions for sticker-shock
noun

surprise at the retail price of an item, esp. an automobile

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stick around

verb phrase

To stay at or near a place; hang around: I asked the cops to stick around for a few minutes (1912+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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