Reverse Dictionary: STI – STN


STICK (thing) – NOUNS
– ALPEEN a cudgel; a stout-headed stick …1828 Anglo-Irish
– BACIL a little stick …1657 obs. rare
– BALLOW a cudgel, a stick, a pole …1790 Eng. dial. obs.
– BASTER a stick or cudgel; a heavy blow …1726
– BASTINADO a stick, staff, rod, cudgel, truncheon …1598
– BASTON a staff or stick used as a weapon or a staff of office; a cudgel, a club, a truncheon …a1300 obs.
– BATLING a small stick, a fagot …1864 Eng. dial. rare
– BATON a staff or stick used as a weapon, sometimes also of iron, or iron-tipped; a club, a cudgel, or truncheon …1548 obs.
– BATOON a stout staff or stick used as a weapon; a cudgel, a club, a truncheon …a1625 arch.
– BATTOON a short, straight stick; a pool or billiards cue …1899 Amer. dial.
– BUD a stick, switch, or rod …1891 Amer. dial.
– CAMBAUTE a crooked bat or stick …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CAMMOCK a crooked stick or piece of wood; a short staff with a crooked head; any kind of walking stick …c1450
– CAMMOCK a curved stick, esp. one used in the game of hockey …1678 Sc.
– CHATWOOD kindling wood; little sticks …1911 Amer. dial.
– CRAB-STICK a stick or cudgel of the wood of the crab-tree; a walking-stick made of the wood of the crab-tree; hence, a stick of any kind …1703
– CUMMOCK a crooked stick; a short staff with a crooked head; any kind of walking stick …1862 Sc.
– FADGE a bundle of sticks, a faggot …Bk1900 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– FAGGALD a faggot, a bundle of twigs or heath tied with straw ropes …1838 Sc. obs.
– FAGGOT;  FAGOT a bundle of sticks, twigs, or small branches of trees bound together, for use as fuel …a1300
– GAD a stake or stout stick …1535 Eng. dial.
– GAD-STICK a stick or whip for driving oxen or punishing children …1848 Amer. dial.
– GADWAND a long stick …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– KEBBIE;  KEBBY staff or stick with a hooked head …1816 N. Eng. dial. & Sc.
– LACKERY;  LACKRY a stick; a piece of wood …M19 Brit. army sl.
– LADY BIRCH a switch used to punish children …1941 Amer. dial.
– LADY QUINCE a switch made of quince wood, used to punish children …1932 Amer. dial.
 LEWDER 1802 Sc. – a long, stout, rough stick; a club, a cudgel
– LUG a1250 obs. exc. Eng. dial. – a long stick or pole; the branch or limb of a tree
 MOCK 1851 Eng. dial. – a large stick
– NAB the head of a stick …E17 UK criminals’ sl.
– NABE the head of a stick …E17 UK criminals’ sl.
– PADDY QUICK a stick …M19 rhyming sl.
– POLTING LUG 1789 Eng. dial. rare – a long stick used to knock down fruit from trees
– RAMACK;  RAMMACK;  RAMMOCK a big rough piece of wood; a gnarled and knotty stick …1866 Sc.
– RAMPION a stick, a cudgel …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RUTTOCK 1542 obs. rare – a stick or staff
– SCOW a stick; a small branch or twig …Bk1904 Sc.
– TWIG 1842 Eng. dial. – a stout stick
– VERGE a rod, wand, or stick …1897 rare
– WADDY a stick; a walking-stick …Bk1892 Aust. sl.
– WALLOPER anything with which one administers a thrashing; a stick, a cudgel …1832 colloq.
– WAND a rod, stick, or switch for chastisement …1297
– YARD a straight slender shoot or branch of a tree; a twig, a stick …c950 obs.
– YARD a stick or rod used as an instrument for administering strokes by way of punishment or otherwise …c1000 obs.


STICK (fix to something) – VERBS
AGGLUTINATE 1586 – to unite or fasten with glue, or as with glue; to glue together; to cause to stick firmly
AGGLUTINIZE 1815 – to unite or fasten with glue, or as with glue; to glue together; to cause to stick firmly
BALTER to form tangled knots or clots; to stick together by coagulation …1601 obs.
CAGGLE to stick together; to coagulate …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
CLING LIKE SHIT TO A SHOVEL to stick or adhere tightly …Bk2006 US sl.
LAIR to become embogged; to stick fast in mud or snow; to wallow …1685 Sc. & Eng. dial.
STICK LIKE GUMFUDGIT to stick tight …1983 Amer. dial.
STICK LIKE SHIT TO A SHOVEL to stick or adhere tightly …Bk2006 US sl.
STICK LIKE WHITE ON RICE to stick very closely …1938 Amer. dial.
TO-STICK to stick to, to adhere …1596 obs.


STICK INSECT – NOUNS
– a stick-insect WALKER 1891


STICK OUT – VERBS
– to stick out, to project GAG 1599
– to stick out, to project GAG OUT Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– to stick out, to protrude BUNG (OUT) 1896 Amer. dial.


STICKPIN – NOUNS
a stickpin ANCHOR 1940s criminals’ sl.
a stickpin with a safety catch that anchors it to the tie ANCHOR AND PROP 1940s US criminals’ sl.


STICKY – ADJECTIVES
BLUNGY Bk1898 Eng. dial. – sticky, dauby
CABBY sticky, adhesive, dirty, muddy; used also of weather …1889 Eng. dial.
CACKY sticky, muddy …1968 Amer. dial.
CAGGY sticky …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
CLIBBY adhesive, sticky …1598 Eng. dial. obs.
CLIDGY sticky, viscous, adhesive …Bk1880 Eng. dial.
CLINGS LIKE SHIT TO A SHOVEL describes the adherence of a sticky substance or a clingy person …19C colloq.
DAUBY sticky, clammy, dirty, untidy …Bk1900 Eng. & Amer. dial.
DAWSEY sticky, adhesive, smeary …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
GAMMY sticky …B1900 Eng. dial.
GOBBY sticky …1974 Amer. dial.
GOOBERED UP adj. …1966 Amer. dial.
GOOEY sticky, viscid …1910s sl.
GOOKY unpleasantly sticky …1960s US sl.
GOOPY sticky, smeared …1967 Amer. dial.
GUMMY sticky, soiled, dirty …1640 obs.
GUNGED UP filthy; sticky; clogged with filth, esp. with an unidentifiable or disgusting viscid substance …1962 UK sl.
GUNGEY;  GUNGY filthy; sticky; clogged with filth, esp. with an unidentifiable or disgusting viscid substance …1962 UK sl.
GUNKY unpleasantly viscous or sticky; messy, mucky; gooey …1937 colloq.
ICKY sticky, cloying; unpleasant, displeasing; uncomfortable …1929 Amer. dial.
ISHY sticky, cloying; unpleasant, displeasing; uncomfortable …1950 Amer. dial.
LAPESY Bk1902 Eng. dial. – sticky, dirty
– MUMBLY 1847 rare, orig. Eng. dial. – having a soft, sticky, or crumbly consistency
TACKY sticky
TEERY sticky, smeary; adhesive …1881 Eng. dial.

STICKY – NOUNS
CAB a sticky mass; anything dirty, wet, or clammy; a cold sweat …1790 Eng. dial.
GLOOP any messy sticky fluid or substance …20C colloq.
GLOP a sticky or liquid mess, esp. inedible food …1945 US sl.
GLOUTER a sticky mess …20C sl.
GOOP any viscous, sticky substance or mixture …1946 Amer. dial.
GOONK any sticky, viscous liquid, esp. hair tonic, cosmetics, lubricants, or cleaning fluids …20C Amer. sl.
GRUNCH sticky, dirty, unpleasant substances …1960s sl.
GRUNGE sticky, dirty, unpleasant substances …1960s sl. orig. US
GUCK any oozy, sticky, or slimy substance …1945 colloq.
GUMP any sticky substance; gunk …1968 Amer. dial.
GUNGE a sticky or viscid mass; any messy or clogging substance, esp. one considered otherwise unidentifiable; also, general rubbish, clutter, filth …1969 colloq.
GUNK an unidentified and unpleasant substance; any nasty, messy stuff, dirt, slime; any sticky, viscous liquid, esp. hair tonic, cosmetics, lubricants, etc. …1932 US sl.
LAGGER anything sticky or greasy, such as porridge or mud …20C Ireland
SCLAIRTIE a light smear or dab of some soft sticky substance …1954 Sc.
SCLAPPERT a smear or splash of some wet sticky or muddy substance …1958 Sc.

STICKY – PHRASES
STICKS LIKE SHIT TO A SHOVEL describes the adherence of a sticky substance or a clingy person …19C colloq.

STICKY – VERBS
INVISCATE to make viscid or sticky; to mix or cover with a sticky substance …LME
GOOK UP to smear something slimy or sticky on someone …1950s sl.


STIFF, STIFFEN, STIFFNESS – ADJECTIVES
AFRORE frozen, stiff with frost …1746 Eng. dial.
AGUEFIED pained, stiff, store, as with ague …1939 Amer. dial.
ALL IN A PIECE stiff with cold or rheumatism …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
ALL OF A PIECE stiff, crippled by rheumatism …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
CHURLY hard, dry, stiff …19C Eng. dial.
DEAD-STARK as stiff as a corpse …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
DEATH-STARK as stiff as death …B1900 Eng. dial.  
HABBIE; HABBY stiff in motion …1808 Sc.
HASK rough to the touch; stiff, unyielding; brittle and difficult to work …1788 Sc. & Eng. dial.
KEDGE stiff, tight …Bk1901 Eng. dial.
LEEDER-GROWN Bk1902 Eng. dial. – stiff in the joints or sinews for want of exercise
LEMSE 1928 Sc. – stiff or halting in one’s movements, slow, sluggish, sloppy
NASH firm, stiff, hard …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– POKERISH 1779 – inclined to be stiff and unyielding in manner
RAMRODDY stiff, unbending …1886 nonce word
RAXY stiff …B1900 Sc.
RIGENT stiff, rigid …c1440 obs.
– RIGESCENT 1848 rare – tending to be or becoming rigid or stiff
ROID stiff …c1477 obs. rare
SCRAM benumbed; withered; stiff, cramped …1825 Eng. dial.
STICKY of a person: wanting in animation or grace; stiff, wooden …1843 colloq. obs.
STIFF AS BARKER’S KNEE very stiff …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
STOVE UP stiff from overwork …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
THARF stark, stiff; heavy …Bk1905 Sc. & Eng. dial.
UNBOWSOME unbending, unyielding, stiff, rigid …1818 Sc. & Eng. dial.
UNBUXOM unready to bend, stiff …c1412 obs.

STIFF etc. – ADVERBS
– POKERISHLY 1867 obs. rare – in a stiff and unyielding manner

STIFF etc. – NOUNS
RAMRODISM military stiffness …1880 nonce word
– RIGESCENCE 1766 rare – a becoming stiff; stiffening
UNBUXOMHEAD stiffness of body …c1250 obs.

STIFF etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
CROBATE a poor stiff person or horse …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.

STIFF etc. – VERBS
POKER 1807 obs. – to stiffen up
SCRAGGLE to walk with difficulty; to bend the legs stiffly; to become stiff; to crawl about feebly, as a sick man …1898 Eng. dial.
TENSE UP to become stiff, ineffective, and semi-paralyzed from nervous tension …1973 Amer. sl.


STIFF-JOINTED – ADJECTIVES
– stiff-jointed, inactive UNHINGE Bk1905 Eng. dial.


STIFF-NECKED – ADJECTIVES
– stiff-necked, obstinate HARD-NECKED 1535 obs.
– stiff-necked, obstinate HARD-NOLLED 1388 obs.


STIFLE, STIFLING – ADJECTIVES
POTHERY of the weather: hot, close, stifling, muggy, warm …1696
– SMUDGY 1847 Eng. dial. – stifling, stuffy

STIFLE etc. – NOUNS
BURKING 1827 – a stifling or quietly but effectively suppressing
– SMOOR 1894 Sc. – a stifling or suffocating atmosphere; smoke, etc.

STIFLE etc. – VERBS
BECHEKE to choke, to stifle …c1175 obs.
MAFFLE to stifle, overcome with heat …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
MASKER to choke, to stifle …1790 Eng. dial.
QUEASOM to choke, to stifle, to smother …1561 obs. exc. Eng. dial. 
QUEAZEN to choke, to stifle, to smother …1561 obs. exc. Eng. dial. 
QUERKEN to choke, to suffocate, to stifle …c1440 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
QUEZZEN to choke, to stifle, to smother …1561 obs. exc. Eng. dial. 
SCOMFISH;  SKOMFISH to suffocate, to stifle, to choke; to stop the breath from want of air, from smoke, heat, stench, or the like; to affect or overpower from any of these causes …1766 Sc.
– SMOOR 1535 Sc. & Eng. dial. – to smother, to stifle; to suffocate; to deprive of life by suffocation
WHIRKEN to choke, to suffocate, to stifle …1611 obs. exc. Eng. dial.


STIGMATIZE – VERBS
– to stigmatize; to stain or taint, esp. with moral defilement, or with the imputation of guilt or shameful conduct TACHE 1390 obs. exc. Sc.


STILL, STILLNESS – ADJECTIVES
HUSH silent, still, quiet, hushed …1604
HUSHFUL full of silence or stillness …1889 rare
HUSHT silent, still, quiet; later: reduced to silence, rendered silent …1400-30 arch.
LIKE A KNOT ON A LOG immovable, motionless, perfectly still …1873 Amer. dial.
QUAMP still, quiet; also, sulky …1777 Eng. dial.
QUANK still, quiet …1790 Eng. dial.
QUEME quiet, still …c1375 obs. exc. N. Eng. dial.
QUIETSOME quiet, silent, calm, still, tranquil, undisturbed …1595 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
STOCK-STILL absolutely still, motionless
TRANQUILLOUS 1638 obs. rare – free from agitation or disturbance; tranquil, calm, serene, placid, quiet, still, peaceful

STILL etc. – NOUNS
EREMIOMANIA Bk1991 – a mania for stillness
HUSHTNESS silence, stillness …1609 obs.
LOWN a1250 chiefly Sc. – a calm or quiet state; stillness, tranquillity

STILL etc. – verbs
HUSHT to still, to hush; to be still or silent …1530 obs. rare


STILL (alcohol) – ADJECTIVES
WILDCAT of a still or its products: illicit …1881 Amer. dial.

STILL (alcohol) – NOUNS
BOILER Bk1975 Amer. dial. – a still
JIGGER a secret or private still …1823 sl.

STILL (alcohol) – VERBS
FARM IN THE WOODS to operate an illegal still …1972 Amer. dial.


STILLBORN – ADJECTIVES
– stillborn DEAD-BORN Bk1900 Eng. dial.

STILLBORN – NOUNS, PERSON
– a stillborn child ABORTIVE a1382 obs.


STILTS – NOUNS
JACKS stilts …1968 Amer. dial.
JAKE WALKERS stilts …1969 Amer. dial.
JAY WALKERS stilts …1969 Amer. dial.
JERRY WALKERS stilts …1966 Amer. dial.
LONG JOHNS stilts …1968 Amer. dial.
PATTENS stilts …Bk1855 Eng. dial.  
TALL WALKERS stilts …1969 Amer. dial.
TIPSTAFFS stilts …1582 nonce use obs.
TOMMYHAWKS stilts …1968 Amer. dial.
TOMMY WALKERS stilts …1923 Amer. dial.
TOM WALKERS stilts …1899 Amer. dial.
WALKING HORSES long wooden poles with a footpiece that children walk around on to make them tall; stilts …1966 Amer. dial.
WALKING TOMS long wooden poles that children walk around on to make them tall; stilts …1966 Amer. dial.


STIMULATE, STIMULATED, STIMULATING  – ADJECTIVES
ALL SHOOK (UP) 1958 US sl. – excited, stimulated, disturbed, upset
PROVOCATE provoked, stimulated, incited …1432-50 obs. rare
TITILLATING pleasantly exciting, exhilarating, stimulating …1712-14
UP stimulating, uplifting …1970s sl.

STIMULATE etc. – VERBS
ACCEND c1425 obs. – to stir up, to excite, to incite, to stimulate
EDGE to urge on, to incite, to provoke, to encourage a person; also, to stimulate, to give activity to an industry, etc. …1575 obs.
GEEK UP to excite or stimulate a person; to make a person nervous or jittery …1984 US sl.
GIVE AN EDGE TO to stimulate, to incite …1602 obs.
JACK UP to excite or exhilarate a person with, or as if with, a recreational drug; to stimulate mentally or physically …1966 colloq. orig. US
QUICKEN to stimulate; to urge to greater speed or exertion …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
SET AN EDGE UPON to stimulate, to incite …1609 obs.


STIMULUS – NOUNS
– a stimulus. something that stings or goads one on; vehement impulse; passion, frenzy OESTRUS 1850


STING, STINGING – ADJECTIVES
SMARTFUL 1839 – stinging, irritating
TART of pain, punishment, suffering, discipline, law: sharp, severe, painful, grievous, tender to the touch, smarting, stinging …c1000 obs. exc. Eng. dial.

STING etc. – NOUNS
TANG the tongue of a serpent, formerly thought to be the stinging organ; the sting of an insect …a1350 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
TANGER anything which stings …1898 Eng. dial.
TING a sting …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

STING etc. – VERBS
ATTER to venom, to sting …1896 Eng. dial.
BITE Bk1898 Eng. dial. – to smart, to tingle, to sting
DAG to thrust at, to stab, to sting …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
TANG to sting as a serpent or an insect …a1400 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
THEAK to smart, to sting …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
TING to sting …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
TO-STING to sting severely …a1300 obs.
VENOM to sting …1877 Eng. dial.


STINGINESS, STINGY – ADJECTIVES
– AIM mean, stingy, ‘near’ …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BEGGARLY stingy …1967 Amer. dial.
– BORN WITH THE CRAMP IN ONE’S FIST naturally stingy …B1900 Eng. dial.
– CHAUNCHY stingy …1968 Amer. dial.
– CHEESY low-grade, inferior, worthless; cheap, stingy …1863 Amer.
– CHINCHY stingy, miserly, niggardly, penurious …1899 Amer. dial.
– CHINCY miserly, stingy …1940 Amer. sl.
– CHINSY stingy, miserly, tight …1940 Amer. dial.
– CHINTZ miserly, stingy …1963 Amer. sl.
– CHINTZY miserly, stingy …1902
– CLOSE stingy, niggardly, grudging any expense …M17
– CLUNCH-FISTED close-fisted, niggardly, covetous, stingy…1644 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– CROPIN’ stingy, niggardly, mean …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– DINGY Bk1970 US sl. – stingy; without money
– DOGGISH 1968 Amer dial. – greedy, stingy
– DRY 1552 obs. – miserly, stingy; reserved, uncommunicative
– DRY-FISTED 1604 obs. – niggardly, miserly, stingy
– ETTLE stingy, grasping …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GAIN cheap, at a low price, inexpensive; of persons: stingy …1881 Eng. dial.
– HAGGERSHANK stingy, mean …1913 Sc. obs.
– HARD-BACKED miserly, stingy, noted for driving hard bargains …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HEART-BOUND having the heart shut up or fast-closed to a person; pitiless, hard-hearted, mean, stingy …1616 obs.
– HIDEBOUND stingy, niggardly, mean …L16 obs.
– HUNGRY stingy, mean …1855 Aust. sl.
– IRON-FISTED close-fisted, niggardly, covetous, miserly, stingy, mean …1826
– MANINI small, inferior; stingy …1966 Hawaii
– MINGY mean, stingy, niggardly; disappointingly or ungenerously small …1911 colloq.
– MINGY-MINDED mean, stingy, niggardly, miserly …1959 colloq.
– MISERABLE miserly, stingy; greedy, covetous …1853 Eng. dial.  
 NABAL 1861 chiefly Sc., rare  – surly; ill-natured; stingy; miserly; churlish; narrow-minded 
– NABER scant, stingy, giving short measure …1908 Sc. obs.
– NARROW sparing, close, parsimonious, mean, stingy …a1225 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– NARROW-CONTRACTED narrow-minded; stingy, mean, ungenerous …1909 Amer. dial.
– NARROW-GUTTED stingy, mean, ungenerous …1903 Amer. dial.
– NARROW-HARSED narrow-minded; mean, stingy, barely honest …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NARROW-NEBBED stingy, cunning …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NARROW-SOULED mean, stingy …a1700 N. Eng. dial.
– NEAR niggardly, miserly, stingy, parsimonious, frugal, mean, greedy, covetous  …1616
– NEAR-SIGHTED stingy, frugal, parsimonious …c1820 Amer. dial.
– NEETIE;  NEETY;  NITTIE stingy, niggardly …1808 Sc. 
– NIGGARDOUS niggardly, parsimonious, stingy …a1492 obs.
​- NIGGISH niggardly, miserly, stingy, mean, parsimonious …1542 obs.
– NIGH formerly careful; now (contemptuously) stingy; close-fisted …Bk1902 colloq.
– NIRPID miserly, stingy …1899 Sc. 
– NITTIE miserly, stingy, niggardly …1892 Sc.
– PENURIOUS extremely stingy; miserly …1590
– PINCHY stingy, niggardly …1966 Amer. dial.
– RHINY miserly, close-fisted; too stingy to be clean …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SAVE-ALL parsimonious, stingy, miserly …1812
– SCABBY dirty, shabby; worthless; mean, stingy; contemptible …1851 Eng. dial.
– SCALDY stingy …20C Irish sl.
– SCALY miserly, stingy, mean; thievish, dishonest, tricky …1851 Eng. dial.
– SCHINCHING niggardly, parsimonious, stingy …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCOTCH stingy, frugal, mean, greedy in money matters …1932 Amer. dial.
– SCOTCHY stingy, frugal, mean, greedy in money matters …1965 Amer. dial.
– SCOTTISH stingy, frugal, mean, greedy in money matters …1965 Amer. dial.
– SCRAPE-GOOD miserly, stingy, avaricious …a1693 obs.
– SCRAWBY mean, stingy, niggardly …1881 Eng. dial.
– SCRIMITY mean, stingy, niggardly …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRIMMET stingy …1889 Sc.
– SCRIMMETY mean, stingy, niggardly …B1900 Eng. dial.
– SCRIMY stingy, miserly, niggardly …1943 Amer. dial.
– SCRINCHY stingy, illiberal …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCROBY mean, stingy, niggardly …1881 Eng. dial.
– SHORT stingy, niggardly; cheap …1967 Amer. dial.
– SKINCHING stingy, frugal, niggardly …1866 Amer. dial.
– SKINCHY stingy, frugal, niggardly …1942 Amer. dial.
– SKINCHY-SCRIMPLY stingy, frugal, niggardly …1866 Amer. dial.
– SKINCY stingy, frugal, niggardly …1969 Amer. dial.
– SKINNY mean, miserly, niggardly, stingy …1833
– SNIPPY parsimonious, stingy …18C UK 
 SNITCHY 1905 Amer. dial. – mean, stingy
– SNOEP mean, greedy, selfish, stingy …1960s S. Afr.
– SNUG stingy …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– STRAIT-HANDED close-fisted, parsimonious, niggardly, grasping, stingy …1600 obs.
 TIGHT 1805 sl. – parsimonious; tight-fisted; stingy
– TIGHT AS DICK’S HATBAND very stingy …1909 Amer. dial.
– TIGHT AS KELSEY’S NUTS 1950s US sl. – very parsimonious; stingy
– TIGHT AS O’REILLY’S BALLS 1950s US sl. – very parsimonious; stingy
– TIGHT AS REILLY’S BALLS 1950s US sl. – very parsimonious; stingy
– YARE covetous, stingy …1691 Eng. dial.
 
STINGINESS etc. – NOUNS
– EUCLIONISM stinginess, miserliness …1599 obs. rare
– NEARNESS a parsimonious habit …1591 colloq.
– NIRT stinginess, niggardliness …1908 Sc. 
 
STINGINESS etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– ABIE a stingy person …1968 Amer. dial.
– BIG PIG a person who saves in a mean way or is greedy in money matters; a stingy person …1965 Amer. dial.
– BOG-POCKET a stingy person …Bk1942 US sl.
– CHEAP JOHN a person dealing in inferior or cheap goods; hence, one who does things in a gaudy, niggardly, or inferior style; a stingy or niggardly person …1880 Amer. dial.
– CHEAP-MITT a cheapskate; a stingy person …1919 US college sl.
– CHEAP-SCREW a stingy, miserly person; a penurious person; a skinflint; one who makes a sharp bargain …1899 Amer. dial.
– CHEAPSKATE a miserly person; a stingy person …1896 US
– CHEAPWAD a cheapskate, a stingy person …1970 Amer. dial.
– CHINCE a stingy or miserly person …1949 Amer. sl.
– CHINCH a miserly or mean person; a stingy person …a1300
– CHINTZ a stingy or miserly person …a1989 Amer. sl.
– CHINTZER a stingy person …1968 Amer. dial.
– CRAB a grouchy, stingy person …Bk1914 criminals’ sl.
– DICK SMITH a lone drinker, a drink taken alone; one who does not buy drinks for others, or who depends on others to buy them; a stingy or solitary person ….1876 Amer. dial.
– DRY-FIST a miserly, niggardly, stingy or parsimonious person …1604 obs.
– GEEZER a stingy man …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– GRAB a stingy, selfish, or greedy person …1968 Amer. dial.
– GRAB-ALL a stingy, selfish, or greedy person …1942 Amer. dial.
– GRAB-ASS a stingy, selfish, or greedy person …1954 Amer. dial.
– GRABBER a stingy, selfish, or greedy person …1942 Amer. sl.
– GRABENHEIMER a stingy, selfish, or greedy person …1968 Amer. dial.
– GREEDYGUT a miser, a stingy person, a greedy, selfish, or covetous person …1899 Amer. dial.
– GREEDYGUTS a miser, a stingy person, a greedy, selfish, or covetous person …1942 Amer. dial. 
– HOG-GRUBBER a mean, stingy, sneaking fellow; a close-fisted fellow; a miser, a niggard …a1700 obs.
– HUNKS a surly, cross-grained old person; a close-fisted, stingy man; a miser; a miserable, niggardly old person; a covetous, sordid man …1602
– KIKE a Jew, esp. one considered greedy, miserly, stingy, dishonest, untrustworthy, or shrewd; hence, any person thought to have such characteristics …1904 Amer. dial., derogatory
– MINGY a mean, stingy, niggardly person …1939 colloq. rare
– NAGAS a term of abuse for a greedy, stingy person; a miserly person …1508 Sc. rare
– NURSE a stingy person …Bk1942 US sl.
– OLD GOAT an elderly person disliked for being pompous, stingy, mean, stubborn, unsympathetic to younger people or the like …20C US colloq.
– PENNY PINCHER a miserly, niggardly, or stingy person …1920
– PIG a miser, a stingy or greedy person …1951 Amer. dial.
– PIKER orig. a cautious or timid gambler who makes only small bets; one who plays for small stakes; hence, a person who takes no chances; a cowardly or stingy person; a shirker …1859 colloq., orig. US, derogatory
– PINCH-COMMONS one who stints the supply of food for himself or others; a parsimonious or stingy person; a miser, a niggard …1822
– PINCH-FART a miserly or stingy person; a niggard …1592 obs.
– SAVE-ALL a niggardly, stingy, miserly person …1785
– SCAB a stingy person; a miser …1987 Aust. sl. 
– SCALY a shabby, mean fellow; a stingy fellow …Bk1823 Eng. dial.
– SCOTCH a stingy person; one who is greedy in money matters …1965 Amer. dial.
– SCRAPE-PENNY one who gathers and hoards money in trifling sums; an avaricious or penurious person; a miserly, stingy person; a niggard …1584 obs.
– SCREW a stingy, miserly person; a penurious person; a skinflint; one who makes a sharp bargain …1899 Amer. dial.
– SHEENY a contemptible person; a stingy person …1900 Amer. dial.
– SHORT JOHN a niggardly, miserly, or stingy person; one who does things in a cheap style …1909 Amer. dial.
– SHORT SKATE a cheapskate, a stingy person …1953 Amer. sl.
– SKINNER a stingy person; one who is greedy in money manners …1967 Amer. dial.
– SNICKET a miser, a stingy, saving person …1703 Eng. dial. obs.
 SNITCH 1905 Amer. dial. – a mean or stingy person
– SNUDGE a mean, avaricious person; a niggard, a miser, a stingy person; an intrusive, sponging fellow …1545 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– WINNER-NEB a spare, thin-faced person with a sharp nose; a stingy, parsimonious person …Bk1905 Eng. dial. obs.
 
STINGINESS etc. – VERBS
– CHEW ONE’S TOBACCO TWICE to be stingy …1927 Amer. dial.
– ETTLE to plan, to arrange for, to contrive to the greatest advantage; to deal out in small quantities, to use sparingly and stingily …1843 Eng. dial.
– HAVE ONE’S HAND ON ONE’S HALFPENNY to be mean, stingy; to look after one’s own interests …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– KEEP ONE’S HAND ON ONE’S HALFPENNY to be mean, stingy; to look after one’s own interests …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NIP to be stingy, to practise parsimony …1757 Sc. 
– NOT TO PART WITH THE REEK OF ONE’S KALE to be very stingy and niggardly …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– SCOTCH to act in a frugal or stingy way …1999 Amer. dial.
– SHORT SKATE to act like a cheapskate, to be stingy …1909 Amer. dial.
– SKIN A FLEA FOR ITS HIDE to go to great lengths to save money; to be avaricious, mean, or stingy …1851
– SKIN A FLEA FOR ITS HIDE AND TALLOW to go to great lengths to save money; to be avaricious, mean, niggardly, or stingy …1819 Amer. dial.
– SKIN A GNAT FOR A PENNY to go to great lengths to save money; to be avaricious, mean, or stingy …1965 Amer. dial.
– SKIN A LOUSE to go to great lengths to save money; to be avaricious, mean, or stingy …1803 Amer. dial.
– SKIN A LOUSE FOR A CENT to go to great lengths to save money; to be avaricious, mean, or stingy …1965 Amer. dial.
– SKIN A LOUSE FOR HIS HIDE to go to great lengths to save money; to be avaricious, mean, or stingy …1965 Amer. dial.
– SKIN A LOUSE FOR HIS HIDE AND TALLOW to go to great lengths to save money; to be avaricious, mean, or stingy …1965 Amer. dial.
– SKIN A LOUSE FOR TALLOW to go to great lengths to save money; to be avaricious, mean, or stingy …1965 Amer. dial.
– SNUDGE to be miserly, stingy, or saving …c1540 obs.


STINGRAY – NOUNS
– the bony spine or sting near the base of the tail of a stingray RADIUS 1661 obs. rare


STINK, STINKING, STINKINGLY – ADJECTIVES
BOGGIN’;  BOGGING 2000 UK sl. – stinking, filthy, disgusting
DAIN repulsive in smell, stinking …1888 obs. or Eng. dial. rare
FARSHTINKENER stinking …1940s US sl.
FUSHTOOKANAH stinking …1968 US sl.
OFF LIKE A BUCKET OF PRAWNS extremely rotten; stinking …Aust. sl.
OFF LIKE A BUCKET OF PRAWNS IN THE HOT SUN stinking, rotten …1960s Aust. sl.
OFF LIKE A BUCKET OF PRAWNS IN THE MIDDAY SUN extremely rotten; stinking …Aust. sl.
OLIDOUS having a strong, disagreeable smell; fetid, rank, stinking …1646 obs. rare
ON THE NOSE smelly; objectionable; decayed; stinking; esp. of rotten organic matter, as food …1941 Aust. sl.
PUANT stinking …1621 obs. rare
PUTREDINOUS characterized by putrefaction; having an offensive smell; stinking; rotten …1641 obs.
RAMMISH of smell, taste, etc.: rank, rancid, acrid, strong, stinking, highly disagreeable …c1386 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
RAMMY rank, rancid, stinking …1607 now chiefly N. Eng. dial.
RANKISH having a bad smell, stinking …1661 obs. rare
SMELLS LIKE A BUZZARD ON A GUT WAGON very smelly, stinking …1968 Amer. dial.
WAFTY giving off a stinking odour …1611 obs.

STINK etc. – ADVERBS
RAMMISHLY stinkingly, rancidly …1567

STINK etc. – NOUNS
ANNA MAY WONG a stink; a smell …1920s Brit. rhyming sl. for ‘pong’
FOGO a disagreeable smell or odour; a stink, stench …1823
KANITS a stink …M19 back-slang
– SMEECH a1000 now chiefly Eng. dial. – smoke, esp. foul-smelling or pungent smoke; dense or thick vapour; fine dust suspended in the air; also, a bad smell, a stink

STINK etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
KANITSENO a stinker, ‘stinking one’ …M19 back-slang
– SMELLER a1627 – one who has a smell; a stinker

STINK etc. – VERBS
FUNK to cause an offensive smell; to stink …1829 rare
HUM to have an unpleasant odour; to stink …1902 UK sl.
NAAR to stink, to smell foul …1980s S. Afr. sl.
PEN AND INK to smell unpleasantly …1892 rhyming sl. for ‘stink’
REEK TO HIGH HEAVEN to stink …Bk1995 US sl.
SMELL ALOUD to stink or smell strongly …1910 colloq. rare
SMELL TO HIGH HEAVEN to smell  unpleasantly …1963 sl.
STINK ALOUD to stink or smell strongly …1828 colloq. rare
STINK TO HIGH HEAVEN to smell  unpleasantly …1963 sl.
TO-STINK to stink greatly …1382 rare


STINT, STINTED – ADJECTIVES
SKIMPY scanty, meagre; stinted or stunted in some respect …1847

STINT etc. – VERBS
SCANT to stint; to be insufficiently supplied …1794 Eng. dial.
SCRAMP to cramp, to pinch; to stint of food, money, etc. …1880 Sc.
SCRINCH to stint …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SKIMP to stint …1879


STIPULATED – ADJECTIVES
– characterized by being stipulated or agreed upon; settled by covenant PACTITIOUS 1656 obs. rare


STIR, STIRRING, STIR UP – ADJECTIVES
AROVE up and stirring …Bk1898 Eng. dial. obs.
INCITATORY tending to incite, stirring, stimulative …1610 obs. rare

STIR etc. – NOUNS
AG stir, eagerness …1914 Sc.
DIRR loud noise or stir; a racket …1804 Sc.
FAIRD motion, rush, impetus; hence, impetuosity, ardour; a violent onset, a stir, a bustle…1513 Sc. obs.
FERD a violent onset, a stir, a bustle …1660 Sc. obs.
HAIKE; HAKE a stir, turmoil, tumult …1870 Eng. dial.
HUBBISTEW a hubbub, stir, tumult; a flurry, excitement …1898 Sc.
MAKE-A-DO a to-do, an uproar, a stir …1575 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– MUNDLE c1560 obs. exc. Eng. dial. – a stick or similar wooden utensil used for stirring
NAVITY diligence, stirring, quickness, speed …1623 obs. rare
QUOIL a stir, a tumult, a turmoil, a noisy disturbance; fuss, bustle …1798 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
REEMISH; REMISH a disturbance, a row; stir, bustle …1879 Sc.
REVEL a stir; a commotion …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
SPLUTTER 1775 US – a bustle, a stir
TARVE a stir, a commotion …1893 Eng. dial.
TAVE a hurry, a stir, a commotion …Bk1905 Sc.
TERVEE; TERVY a stir, a commotion …1893 Eng. dial.
TIRRIVEE a commotion, disturbance; a state of excitement; a stir, bustle …1885 Sc.
TO-DO a bustle, stir, commotion, a fuss, a great disturbance …1570
TURVE a stir, a commotion …1893 Eng. dial.

STIR etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
WAGGER one who agitates or stirs …1387 obs.

STIR etc. – VERBS
ACCEND c1425 obs. – to stir up, to excite, to incite, to stimulate
ACTUATE to render active, to stir into activity; to stir up, to arouse, to excite …1603 obs.
CONCITATE to provoke, excite, rouse, stir up …1574 obs. rare
EGGLE to incite, to instigate, to egg on, to stir up, to quarrel …1880 Sc.
EICKEL UP to stir up, to incite …1924 Sc.
EXCITATE to excite, to rouse, to stir up …1548 obs.
FAN to stir as with a whisk …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
FLUTTER THE DOVECOTES to disturb the equanimity of a society; to cause a stir or excitement in a conservative community …1840
HARROW UP to arouse, to stir up …1791 Sc.
ICCHE;  ICCHEN to move, to stir …c1200 obs.
JEE to move, to stir; to move to one side; to move to and fro …1727 Sc.
LOLLOP to stir or swish something around; to move food around in the mouth …1956 Amer. dial.
MIDGE to stir or move slightly …1897 Sc.
– POKE c1400 – to stir up; to incite, to goad, to irritate
PRORITATE to stir up, to provoke, to irritate, to incite …1620 obs.
QUETCH of persons or animals: to move the body or any part of it; to stir …c1205 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
QUICK to give or restore vigour to; to stir up, to inspire …a1300 rare
QUINCE to move, to stir, to make a slight noise; to start, to flinch …1530 obs.
QUINCH to move, to stir, to make a slight noise; to start, to flinch, to wince …1530 obs. exc. Amer. dial.
RAAS;  RASS to stir up, to excite …1950s W. Indies sl.
RAISE SAND to cause a disturbance, stir, or commotion …L19 US sl.
RATTLE SOMEONE’S CAGE to stir someone up; to provoke someone’s anger or irritation …colloq.
SHAKE ONE’S ASS to hurry up, to stir, to ‘shake a leg’ …1927 Amer. sl.
SIG to cause trouble; to stir things up, often purely for fun, whatever the actual results …1930s African-American sl.
SIGNIFY to cause trouble; to stir things up, often purely for fun, whatever the actual results …1930s African-American sl.
STARKLE to cause dissension, to make a stir …1544 obs.
STOOK to stir up trouble …20C S. Afr. sl.
TAIT to shake about; to stir, to toss about …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
TEW to stir up; to mix, to blend; to pound; to knead …1641 Sc. & Eng. dial.
​- TICKLE to stir up, to incite, to provoke; to prompt or impel to do something …1532 obs.
TOIL in cookery: to stir, to mix by stirring …c1430 obs.
TWITCH 1542 obs. rare – to move, to stir
VEEK to move, to veer; to stir, to shift …1905 Sc. obs.
WAG to stir, to move; to move one’s limbs …a1225
WALLOW AROUND to roll, to rumble someone or something on a surface or in some soft or sticky substance; to push or stir something about …1833 Amer. dial.
YARK;  YERK to stir up, to excite …1593 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.


STIRRUP – NOUNS
– a stirrup SADDLE-IRON 1823 Sc.


STITCH (cramp) – NOUNS
– a stitch in the side KAKE 1892 Ireland


STITCH (sew) – VERBS
– to run or tack together with long stitches GADGE Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– to stitch, fasten, or tack together; to join TAG 1681 obs.