What Is Stuck?


Stuck means being stuck and unable to move. Other words for stuck include jammed and entangled. Jammed means getting stuck between two surfaces; entangled means being caught around something. In addition to being stuck, you can be stranded if you’re a person, car, or sea creature.

If you’re stuck in mud, you’re probably stuck. “Stuck” is also an insult that means “fixed” or “fixed.” Other examples of stuck objects include jar lids, cars stuck in traffic, and indecisive people. The verb stuck comes from Old English stician, which means “pierce or fasten.”