What is another word for the stick?

Pronunciation: [ðə stˈɪk] (IPA)

"The stick" is a common phrase we use to describe a long, thin object that's useful for various purposes. However, there are several synonyms you can use depending on its actual characteristics and usage. A "rod" refers to a sturdy stick used for support or for reeling in fish. A "staff" is a longer and thicker stick that's used for walking or as a symbol of authority. A "club" is an even thicker and more robust stick used for hitting or striking something. A "baton" is a thinner version of a club used by conductors, police officers or drum majors. Lastly, a "twig" is a delicate and thin stick commonly used for kindling or decoration.

What are the hypernyms for The stick?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with The stick

  • I learnt pity, sympathy, and what it was like to be at the other end of the stick. Such lessons can't be learnt in lecture halls.
    Lionel Blue
  • We use a Native American tradition of the talking stick. You sit and pass it around and whoever has the stick has to talk. Some people just hold it. Others really share.
    Lisa Bonet
  • If it's really so wonderful that both partners have to work to make a living to pay for their house, for health insurance, someone is obviously going to get the short end of the stick.
    Eric Braeden
  • Veterans continue to get the short end of the stick when it comes to this administration.
    Corrine Brown
  • I came from Long Island, so I had a lot of experience at the stick. I played in junior high school, then I played in high school. The technical aspect of the game was my forte. I had all that experience, then I had strength and I was in good condition.
    Jim Brown

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