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stick man

A crude drawing of a person in which the arms and legs are represented by simple straight lines with a circle for a head. I've got absolutely no artistic talent, so a stick man is about as good as I'm going to be able to do. The young boy drew four stick men of various sizes to represent everyone in his family.
See also: man, stick

stick man

Sl. a police patrol officer (who carries a stick). The stick man is due here in about three minutes. Hurry. I was a stick man for a few years till my feet went bad.
See also: man, stick

stick man

n. a police patrol officer (who carries a stick). The stick man is due here in about three minutes. Hurry.
See also: man, stick
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I love their production of Stick Man and so do the audiences."
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