Green’s Dictionary of Slang

stuck adj.

[fig. uses of SE, but note shtuck n.]

1. [mid-19C+] left in an impossible position, deceived, completely mistaken.

2. [mid-19C+] out of money, impoverished.

3. [1990s+] (US black) killed.

4. see stuck on

In compounds

stuck out (adj.)

[1970s+] (US prison) lazy, forgetful; deprived; also as n., a lazy worker.

stuck-up (n.) [colloq. stuck up, arrogant]

[late 19C–1940s] an arrogant, snobbish or reserved person.

stuck up (adj.)

[late 19C] penniless.

In phrases

get stuck across (v.)

to have sexual intercourse (with).

get stuck in (v.) [1930s+]

1. to begin, esp. of a meal or a job.

2. to fight; to act in an aggressive manner, esp. in a sporting context.

3. to have sexual intercourse.

get stuck into (v.) [1910s+] (orig. Aus./N.Z.)

1. to start any form of activity; the implication is one of enthusiasm and activity.

2. to start a fight with someone.

3. to abuse verbally.

stuck for (adj.)

[1930s] owing, in debt.

stuck on (adj.) (also stuck, stuck after)(orig. US)

1. [late 19C+] in sexual senses, obsessed with, in love with.

2. [mid-19C+] in non-sexual senses, very keen on, devoted to.

3. [1910s] (US) obsessively hostile towards.

stuck with (adj.)

[mid-19C+] (orig. US) saddled with, unable to get rid of either a person or an object.