Green’s Dictionary of Slang

sticker n.1

1. [mid-19C] (UK Und.) a lengthy period, a stay.

2. [mid-19C–1900s] a guest who overstays their welcome.

3. [mid-19C–1910s] a commodity that does not find a ready sale [it SE sticks in the shop].

4. [late 19C–1950s] one who ‘sticks to’ his beliefs, job etc.

5. (US Und.) a warrant on an outstanding criminal charge.

6. [1970s] (UK police/Und.) a prisoner who does not get bail but stays on remand until their trial.