Definition of Stickle

  • (v. i.) To separate combatants by intervening.
  • (v. i.) To contend, contest, or altercate, esp. in a pertinacious manner on insufficient grounds.
  • (v. i.) To play fast and loose; to pass from one side to the other; to trim.
  • (v. t.) To separate, as combatants; hence, to quiet, to appease, as disputants.
  • (v. t.) To intervene in; to stop, or put an end to, by intervening; hence, to arbitrate.
  • (v. t. & i.) A shallow rapid in a river; also, the current below a waterfall.

Synonyms of Stickle

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Antonyms of Stickle

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Homophones of Stickle