At the time, Universal Co-Chairman Marc Shmuger stuck up for Mann.
Then he smashed with the chair again to remove the fragments that stuck up like jagged knives.
Only the point of it stuck up; the rest was clipped as clean as a rat-terrier's.
stuck up our tents as it looked like rain, but we were told we would have to cross to-night.
Ain't too stuck up to shake hands after all these years, are you?
He was a thin man between youth and middle age, with a long face and a deep voice, and light hair that stuck up on his head.
But the feelin' is that they finds her some stuck up an' haughty.
I said all along I didn't believe you were stuck up and snobbish.
I just stuck up a couple of sticks at supper time and came in.
You can't imagine how stuck up that makes us in our own conceit.
Old English sticca "rod, twig, spoon," from Proto-Germanic *stikkon- "pierce, prick" (cf. Old Norse stik, Old High German stehho, German Stecken "stick, staff"), from PIE *steig- "to stick; pointed" (see stick (v.)). Meaning "staff used in a game" is from 1670s (originally billiards); meaning "manual gearshift lever" first recorded 1914. Stick-ball is attested from 1824. Alliterative connection of sticks and stones is recorded from mid-15c.
Old English stician "to pierce, stab," also "to remain embedded, be fastened," from Proto-Germanic *stik- "pierce, prick, be sharp" (cf. Old Saxon stekan, Old Frisian steka, Dutch stecken, Old High German stehhan, German stechen "to stab, prick"), from PIE *steig- (cf. Latin in-stigare "to goad;" Greek stizein "to prick, puncture," stigma "mark made by a pointed instrument;" Old Persian tigra- "sharp, pointed;" Avestan tighri- "arrow;" Lithuanian stingu "to remain in place;" Russian stegati "to quilt").
Figurative sense of "to remain permanently in mind" is attested from c.1300. Transitive sense of "to fasten (something) in place" is attested from late 13c. Stick out "project" is recorded from 1560s. Slang stick around "remain" is from 1912; stick it as a rude bit of advice is first recorded 1922.
Drunk: He knew where the colonel lived from the time he'd taken him home stewed/ He came in stewed to the gills (entry form 1737+, variant 1922+)
To display one's virtuosity, esp in a saucy, provocative way
[1926+ Black; fr dances featuring a strut like the turkey cock's, popular from around 1900]